Prestige Philately Auction 238 CatalogueAUSTRALIA - AGRICULTURAL MEDALS
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - AUSTRALIA - AGRICULTURAL MEDALS
1857 Port Phillip Farmers Society Silver medal (51mm), Farmhouse left, tree at right with stallion, ram and bull in paddock, plough in foreground, '[AN]NOLDI' in exergue, rev. 'PORT PHILLIP F[AR]MERS SOCIETY/INSTITUTED 1848' surrounding wreath, 'SHOD SADDLE HORSE/FIRST PRIZE/TO/Mr Scott/1857', holed (4mm) at top, surface scratches, rim knocks. Ex Dr Alan Nicholson.
1868 Southland Agricultural & Pastoral Association Exhibition, Silver medal (47mm), obv. Plough and Corn stacks in high relief, rev. 'Best Bull/Any Age or Breed/1st Prize/Awarded to/Mr W.B Kingswell' 'J.T.S.' monogram below, cased in original box, 'J.T. SLEEP/LYDIARD ST/BALLARAT' within oval, silver (47mm), light surface scratches, otherwise Uncirculated. Ex Dr Alan Nicholson. [Acquired at a Sydney auction for $2250 in 1997, where it was correctly identified as a New Zealand Item.]
1879 National Agricultural Society of Victoria Silver medal (51mm), obv. Horses, bull, ram and sheep in paddock, plow, traction engine and hay bales with female allegory of Agriculture with arms outstretched, loaf of bread in left hand, small 'HOGARTH FEC' below, rev. wreath surrounding 'J & B WEST' in centre, 'J.HOGARTH' below, rim impressed 'THIRD PRIZE HAY DRAY & FRAME', surface scratches, light rim knocks. Ex Dr Alan Nicholson.
1909 The Royal Agriculture Society of Victoria Gold medal (15ct, 41mm), 'Department of Agriculture Victoria' surrounding pig, horse and sheep in paddock, horse and cart in background, [Crown] above, rev. 'Champion Prize/of/Australia/Awarded By/Dept. of Agriculture/To/ William.H.Yelland/For/HEREFORD COW/or HEIFER', missing suspension ring, VF. Ex Dr Alan Nicholson.
1912 The Grand National Show - Hamilton Gold medal (15ct, 41mm) 'Department of Agriculture Victoria' surrounding pig, horse and sheep in paddock, horse and cart in background, [Crown] above, rev. 'Champion Prize/1912/Awarded To/P & A Christie/For/Lincoln Ram', suspension loop and ring at top, good Extremely Fine. Ex Dr Alan Nicholson.
1913 The Grand National Show - Penshurst Gold medal (15ct, 41mm) 'Department of Agriculture Victoria' surrounding pig, horse and sheep in paddock, horse and cart in background, [Crown] above, rev. 'Champion Prize/Awarded By/Dept.of Agriculture /To/C.McLarty/For/Best Brown Leghorn Hen', suspension loop at top, aEF. Ex Dr Alan Nicholson.