Medal [Commemorative]

Mayer and Kean Limited, Maker

Nov 1930
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Maker and Role
Mayer and Kean Limited, Maker
Production Date
Nov 1930
Description
Medal, Mayer and Kean, on hook in display case, presented in November 1930.
Gold coloured metal medal.
Obverse - two ferns acting as a border with "N.Z" written in gold with a blue background in the centre-bottom. Circular portion in the centre is encompassed by a silver border and features the Wellington coat of arms (coloured blue, red and white) with the phrase "SUPREMA A SITU". Top of the medal has two links that attach to the display case's hook.
Reverse - Engraved inscription "PRESENTED TO / OSCAR GARDEN / by the / CITIZENS OF WELLINGTON N.Z. / In recognition of his successful / SOLO FLIGHT / FROM / ENGLAND TO AUSTRALIA IN 18 DAYS / 1930. ". Two hallmark stamps below text, "9CT" "M&K".
Case - Hinged cardboard box with a brown leather-look printed paper adhered to the outside of the box. Gold coloured trim around edges of box. Royal blue velvet-type material inserted inside of the box with a hook at the top to hold the medal. Cardboard boarder support inside of case to hold up lid. Underneath top lid is the makers mark "SPECIALISTS IN / MEDALS AND / MASONIC JEWELS / Mayer & Kean / WELLINGTON, / N.Z. " printed on a cream lining.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Processed Material/Textile
Processed Material/Metal/Gold
Signature/Marks and Type
N.Z Embossed
SUPREMA A SITU Embossed
PRESENTED TO / OSCAR GARDEN / by the / CITIZENS OF WELLINGTON N.Z. / In recognition of his successful / SOLO FLIGHT / FROM / ENGLAND TO AUSTRALIA IN 18 DAYS / 1930. Engraved
SPECIALISTS IN / MEDALS AND / MASONIC JEWELS / Mayer & Kean / WELLINGTON, / N.Z. Maker's Mark
Accession No
2018.26
Credit Line
Mayer and Kean Limited. Nov 1930. Medal [Commemorative], 2018.26. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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