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ID number:  BIRRC-H0075
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  University Heritage Collection
Title / Object name:  Order of Merit Insignia awarded to Galsworthy
Object type:  Medal
Materials:  Gold, enamel and fabric
Measurements:  4.8 cm
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Still in its original box, which is red leather and closes with a ‘latch’ and labeled ‘Order of Merit’ outside and ‘Collingwood Jewellers Ltd’ on the inside. There is a detachable velvet lining inside where the medal sits. The medal itself is on a red and blue striped ribbon and consists of gold with red and blue enamel. (Obverse) ‘For merit’ is written in gold surrounded by a green laurel wreath. The whole medal is surmounted by a crown where the ribbon joins. (Reverse) Monogram ‘PE.EP VII’ (?) in gold.
Awarded 3 June 1929.

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