A silver and silver plated golf trophy on a wooden roundel, dated 1933.
A trophy in the shape of a wooden roundel supported by hinged stand, circular silver plated Edwardian golfer in relief, silver banner above inscribed ‘Golf N.A.L.G.O. Shield’ and underneath three silver roundels with the winners’ names with dates. The three years’ events of 1931, 1932 and 1933 were won by the same twosome from the Water Dept, namely JA McMillan and James Brown, who, as three time winners. presumably kept the shield; the hallmarks are dated Glasgow 1933.
Condition fine, 5 1/2 diameter, silversmith’s name on ivory to reverse: James R & William Laing of Glasgow, 1933.
N.A.L.G.O. stands for the National Association of Local Government Officers, a British trade union representing mostly local government white collar workers; became Unison in 1993.