Australia Victoria
Fire Brigade Jubilee 1887 OR
Fire Brigade Demonstration 1888 (AD)
This medal is undated but depicts the fire reel of 1887/12 and 188/15
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: Fire Brigade demonstration medal. It includes a hand-drawn fire reel with two large wheels, and the bust of Queen Victoria. The medal has been dated to 1887 based on the fire reel, also shown on a medal dated 1887, and the head of Queen, shown on medals dated on 1888-9 (Carlisle, Australian Commemorative Medals and Medalets from 1788).

Obverse Description

Head of Queen Victoria veiled and wearing coronet facing left; around, HONOR TO WHOM HONOR IS DUE **

Reverse Description

Hand-drawn fire reel with two large wheels

Edge Description


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