Australian Historical Medals


Lot 2879    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH MARCH)    Australian Historical Medals

Estimate $750
Bid at
SOLD $950

PRESENTATION KEY, in 9ct gold, (31.41g; 11cm long), with shield at handle end, scrolls at sides, on front of shield is inscribed, 'Memento/To/President & Mrs E.Manok./On The Occasion/Of/Opening New Buildings/Deutscher/Verein/Concordia/Sydney/9/3/12'. Extremely fine.

Deutscher Verein Concordia was the German Club. The new home for the club in Elizabeth Street, Sydney, just a little south of Liverpool Street, was opened officially on Saturday 9 March 1912 when Mr G.L. Grant, the architect for the new building, briefly addressed guests and then handed to the club president, Mr Monak, a golden key which he then passed to Mrs Monak who opened the front door and invited all to enter.

Ex John Houstone Collection.

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