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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1987 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 32938

Summary:
Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1987 (AD)
Issue number 336 Type 119
Mint: Hafner
Other Details: 600 struck in aluminium and given to customers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
Description:
An aluminium medal (32 mm diameter) with loop featuring Ian Armstrong and the 1987 emu & kangaroo 30 year commemoration of the Frankston shop.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.62 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: customer rewards programs, sales promotion, shoes
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- ), Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- )
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: commerce & retailing
Series: Australian Promotional Medals
DateEra: 1987 AD
Obverse Description: At centre on grassy base an emu standing facing right and a kangaroo standing facing left; above, 30 YEARS IN FRANKSTON in exergue 1987
Reverse Description: At centre a bust of Ian Armstrong facing 3/4 right wearing glasses around, ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. SHOEX * 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON * (the * stops are in the form of penny-farthing bicycles); around above in second row, LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO; across bust, IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG / 1984
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: 30 YEARS IN FRANKSTON 1987
Reverse: ARMSTRONG SHOE MART. SHOEX 70 WELLS ST. FRANKSTON LOOK AT YOUR SHOES OTHERS DO IAN M.L. ARMSTRONG 1984
Shape: round
Material: Aluminium
Issued By: Armstrong Shoe Mart, Victoria, Australia, 1987
Mint: Hafner (Mint), Eltham, Victoria, Australia, 1987

600 struck in July 1987.
Artist: Emil Hafner, Australia, 1987
References: Issue 336 Type 119
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Ian Armstrong - Armstrong Court Pty Ltd, Mike Carter, The Armstrong Tokens: The World's Largest Private Issue, Melbourne, /12/2013

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