Australian Historical Medals (1788-1885)
THE OLD IDENTITIES ASSOCIATION, Ballarat, 1851-1854, in silver (32.5mm) with silver suspender 'Ballarat' by C.A.Welch, Ballarat (Charles Andrew Welch, Jeweller, 23 Sturt Street, Ballarat), inscribed on reverse 'Arrived Aug / 53 / B.W.Wright'. Very fine and extremely rare.
Ex Spink Australia Sale 22 (lot 1571). Ray Jewell knew of two other specimens, one in the Museum Victoria Collection, the other a specimen without the bar, in the Gold Museum at Sovereign Hill, Ballarat.
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THE OLD IDENTITIES ASSOCIATION, Ballarat, 1851-1854, in silver (32.5mm) with silver suspender 'Ballarat' by C.A.Welch, ...