Insignia, Knight Grand Cross, The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St George

Maker and role
Garrard & Co Ltd (estab. 1735)
Production date
Circa 1970
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Production place
London/England
Description
Black leather box initialled 'G.C.M.G' (Knight Grand Cross) in gold on lid. Cream silk lining. Contains two badges, a sash and information card. The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St George Star. Belonged to Sir Keith Holyoake who was awarded the GCMG in 1970.
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Media/materials description
Fabric, velvet, silk, box made of wood covered in unknown material, metal, enamel, clear, yellow and red stones, paper
Measurements
.1 - Badge and sash. = Height x Width (mm) = 105 x 74mm
.1 - Badge and sash. = Length (mm) = 715mm
.1 - Badge and sash. = Width (mm) = 104mm
.2 - Star = Height x Width (mm) = 91 x 90mm
.3 - Card, instructions for wearing Knight Grand Cross = Height x Width (mm) = 125 x 178mm
.4.1 - Box = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 300 x 165 x 50mm
.4.2 - Box lift out tray = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 230 x 155 x 15mm
Accession number
NPM2009.96.4
Credit line
The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St George Star. Sir Keith Holyoake was awarded the GCMG in 1970. Nelson Provincial Museum, Holyoake Memorial Trust Collection: NPM2009.96.4

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