English Boxwood turned box with Melbourne ‘Metropolitan Kennel Society’ medal, 1930’s
Melbourne ‘Metropolitan Kennel Society’ Medallion, inscribed to rim surrounding ‘MKS’, the reverse with laurel wreath and ‘WON BY’ left blank,
set in a modern English Boxwood box.
early 20th & 21st century
Total width 6cm
The ‘Metropolitan Kennel Society’ held regular events for dog lovers in Melbourne through the 1930’s; it doesn’t appear to have been active after WWII.
The box is a modent well-made mount which shows both sides of the medal.