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Sanquhar, Crawick & Kelloholm Flying Club pigeon trophy

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Interest in pigeon keeping was widespread in mining communities.

 

The inscription on this trophy reads "SANQUHAR, CRAWICK & KELLOHOLM FLYING CLUB. OLD BIRD AVE".

Materials/Media:
silver, wood
Dimensions:
height 330mm, width 260mm, diameter (top) 137mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Digital Number:
SQSW003n
Creation Date:
1958 - 1972
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council