Warrant of Appointment to the Order of the Garter

Production date
23 Apr 1980
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Blue leather casket bearing the Arms of the Order in gold on the lid and containing a key, the warrant admitting Sir Keith Holyoake to the Order of Garter, 1980 made from illuminated vellum scroll with cased wax seals signed H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. Blue circular wax seal attached to scroll with gold plait. Scroll tied with two pieces of blue ribbon. Volume of 'The Statutes of the most noble Order of Garter' and a volume of 'Statutes of the most distinguished order of the Saint Michael and Saint George'.
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Media/materials description
Wax, vellum, paper, cardboard, metal, wood, blue leather, plastic, ribbon
.1 - Warrant = Width (mm) = 435mm
.1 - Warrant = Diameter (mm) = 75mm
.2 - casket = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 485 x 230 x 170mm
.3 - Key = Length (mm) = 45mm
.3 - Key = Width (mm) = 15mm
.4 - Book = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 278 x 185 x 30mm
.5 - Book = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 270 x 180 x 5mm
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Warrant of Appointment to the Order of the Garter, 23 April 1980. Nelson Provincial Museum, Holyoake Memorial Trust Collection: NPM2009.96.1

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