B.U.D.C. Chairman's Badge of office

Object number

LDVAL 2688/1

Date

1931

Description

Badge of office worn by the Chairman of Barking Urban District Council. Silver gilt, showing the Curfew Tower. Presented to A. Graham, 1931.

Physical description

Silver gilt . Shows Curfew Tower set in agate, within scroll and circle, surrounded by filigree, mounted for suspension from royal blue ribbon. Inscribed on reverse. Makers mark and hallmark. In black presentation case.

Condition

Type

Badge of Office

Size

Whole length: 75mm
Diameter: 45mm

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Typescript Cast Obverse: A. GRAHAM / 1931, encircled by: PRESENTED BY THE CHARTER MAYOR of BARKING, COL, A.E. MARTIN, J.P., C.C., 5TH OCT 1931 TO COMMEMORATE THE YEAR OF OFFICE AS CHAIRMAN

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Metadata
Date1931
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeBadge of Office
Collection typeSocial history