A RARE, ANTIQUE VICTORIAN, SCOTTISH SILVER MEDAL, ROYAL ABERDEEN GOLF CLUB, MONTHLY HANDICAP MEDAL. An extremely rare and historically important, very good quality Scottish Provincial Silver Medal, Royal Aberdeen Golf Club, Monthly Handicap Medal. This medal was awarded to M. Duncan, the overall winner of the Monthly Handicap competition for the 1904-05 season. The silver medal has the names of the Monthly Handicap competition winners for each month from October 1904 to September 1905 and under the list engraved Finally won by M.
It is also hallmarked with the maker's mark W. " for William George Jamieson alongside "ABD the town mark for Aberdeen. The central disc with the winner's names also hallmarked by Vaughton & Sons, Birmingham. This large silver medal measures 2 1/4" inches (58mm) in diameter and is complete with the original ribbon with silver suspender clasps "Royal Aberdeen Golf Club" and "Monthly Handicap Medal. Royal Aberdeen Golf Club is one of the oldest Golf Clubs in the world, it was founded in 1780 as The Society of Golfers at Aberdeen.
It became the Aberdeen Golf Club in 1815. The club's "Royal" patronage was awarded by His Majesty Edward VII in 1903 and from then has been known as the Royal Aberdeen Golf Club. Duncan was Honorary Secretary at the Aberdeen Golf Club and was instrumental in the establishment of the Northern Counties Cup Competition. On the 12th September 1899 Mr M M Duncan, Honorary Secretary of Aberdeen Golf Club, wrote to all the golf clubs in the old Counties from Kincardine in the South to the Shetland Isles in the North, inviting them to take part in a golf competition on the Balgownie Links in the summer of 1900.Mr Duncan of Aberdeen Golf Club remained the Secretary to the Delegates for the next twenty one years, after which he was presented with a silver cigar box, in recognition of his service, bearing the inscription'Presented by the Golf Clubs in the Northern Counties, comprising Aberdeen, Banff, Caithness, Inverness, Kincardine, Moray and Nairn, Orkney and Shetland, Ross and Cromarty, and Sutherland to M M Duncan, Esq, in token of their appreciation of his 22 years of secretaryship to the Delegates on the Northern Counties Cup competition and for his outstanding services to the game of golf in the North, 22nd July, 1921. Thank you for viewing this listing from dev eronjewellers. We have an interesting stock of antiques and collectables, including pocket watches and wristwatches, jewellery and silver, coins and medals.
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