Box, Metal container for documents; unknown maker; ?; RX.1977.24

Name/Title

Box, Metal container for documents

About this object

This metal box was used to store documents by the secretary, Jabez Burton, of the 'Golden Treasure Gold Mining Co.' at his office in Roxburgh, Central Otago.

Maker

unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

?

Period

unknown

Place Made

unknown

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, alloy, steel

Inscription and Marks

Stencil painted onto front of box is:

The Golden Treasure
Dredging Company
{Limited}

Measurements

d 380mm x w 275mm x h 230mm
wt 3146g

Object Type

containers

Object number

RX.1977.24

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Comments
Robin 03 Aug 2019 02:30 AM,UTC

These containers were also used to transport gold to Dunedin and can be seen on the cart in the photo of the Gold Escort coach in Hawick Street in front of the old Commercial Hotel.

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Gold
Mining

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