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Michaelhouse School Sterling Silver Sporting Medallion - George Boyes     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S11361
Period: George V
Year: 1926
Silversmith: Joseph Daffern & Co
Place: Birmingham
Price: R 2 000.00
Weight: 14 grams
Dimensions: 3.3 cm diameter
Condition: Excellent.

Description: A sterling silver medallion awarded in 1926 as a sporting trophy by Michaelhouse School, one of South Africa's leading schools. The front of the medallion features the school crest of an armoured arm holding the scales of justice, with latin motto "QUIS UT DEUS", translated "Who is like God". The back of the medallion is crisply engraved "High Jump G.W. Boyes 1926", surrounded by a laurel wreath. The medallion is good quality, and has a suspension ring with loop, so it can be worn as a pendant. The medallion is clearly hallmarked for Birmingham 1926, with makers mark for Joseph Daffern, who worked between 1908-1931. George Wroughton Boyes (1910-1986) is today remembered as a first class cricketer who represented the province of Natal, South Africa. Michaelhouse today is a leading South African School, first established in 1896, it was also the inspiration for the book and film Spud.
Michaelhouse School Sterling Silver Sporting Medallion - George Boyes
Michaelhouse Sterling silver sporting medallion

Michaelhouse School Sterling Silver Sporting Medallion - George Boyes
High Jump G.W. Boyes 1926 Michaelhouse

Michaelhouse School Sterling Silver Sporting Medallion - George Boyes
Joseph Daffern Birmingham 1926 silver hallmarks

Michaelhouse School Sterling Silver Sporting Medallion - George Boyes
Michaelhouse School Sterling Silver

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