Medal, [Gore Boxing & Gymnastics Club, Welterweight Boxing Champion, Hugh Brown...

Name/Title

Medal, [Gore Boxing & Gymnastics Club, Welterweight Boxing Champion, Hugh Brown McConnell]

About this object

Medal; awarded in 1929 to Hugh Brown McConnell by the Gore Boxing & Gymnastics Club as its welterweight champion that year. This 9ct gold medal is cross shaped and has 'G.B.G.C' stamped on the front.

Hugh lived in Mataura most of his life; here is a link to his interesting life story.

Maker

unknown maker

Maker Role

Jeweller

Date Made

1929

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed materials, metal

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on front 'G.B.G.C'.
Stamped on back: 'WELTERWEIGHT / H. McCONNELL /19.2.29''.
'9ct'

Measurements

h 32 mm x w 30 mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords

sport/recreation/leisure

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated

Object Type

awards

Object number

MT2015.22.17

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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