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Sanquhar, Crawick & Kelloholm Homing Club pigeon trophy

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Interest in pigeon keeping was widespread in mining communities.

 

The inscription on this trophy reads "SANQUHAR, CRAWICK AND KELLOHOLM HOMING CLUB / Combined Average Cup / Presented by John Wyllie Esq. JP/ "Whitehill".

 

A list of winners from 1946 to 1972 is engraved on the back.

Materials/Media:
silver
Dimensions:
height 189mm, diameter (top) 102mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Digital Number:
SQSW005n
Creation Date:
1946 - 1972
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council