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Record 126/499
Description 
Relief of Mafeking ribbon c.1900. Sold to raise funds during the Boer War. Written on it is, "Relief fo Mafeking." Then a picture of Baden Powell; then "Noteable events. Relief of Kimberly February 15th; Cronje captured February 27th; Relief of Ladysmith February 28th". Mckee & Co[mpany], Wellington. This ribbon was kept in the spectacle case and put on display in the museum before 2005. An undated and unsigned note (since destroyed) from a museum volunteer has, "1993/116#2. Ribbon commemorating relief of Mafeking, Boer War, on display in museum".
Ribbon -Dobson Collection -Copyright Marlborough Museum - Marlborough Historical Society Inc
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Mafeking Ribbon

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Last modified on: December 19, 2014