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28151b. [life-saving certificate] Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society. c.1910.

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28151b. [life-saving certificate] Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society. c.1910.

28151b. [life-saving certificate] Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society. c.1910. “Certificate presented to Captain William G. Turner, S.S. Ikalis for rescuing crew (five in number) of the sloop Sunbeam in lat: 20.02, long: 62.25 on 25th July, 1910. The “Certificate” is the Society’s most frequently used award and is second in order of importance. There have been at least two versions of it to date. It measures 272 mm wide by 342 mm long and is framed and glazed. Its top left and right hand corners have representations of the marine medal obverse and reverse on them. The certificate is signed in pen by both the chairman and the secretary on behalf of the committee. Bears beautiful detail and nice engraved images and fine hand written script. Such award certificates are extremely rare. Printed by Sharpe & Kellet Lithographers, Liverpool . In original mat and frame, some soiling and light foxing from age but will clean up nicely. Overall framed size 18 ½” x 23 ½”. (VG). $195.