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The 1902 Governor General’s Prize, Hallmarked London 1900

  • The 1902 Governor General’s Prize, Hallmarked London 1900
    The Governor General's Prize is regarded as one of Canada's most important curling trophies, created by The Earl of Dufferin, Governor General of Canada from 1872–78. Lord Dufferin was an avid enthusiast & supporter of curling and shortly after his appointment as Governor General of Canada he commissioned a rink to be built in 1880 on the grounds of Rideau Hall -The Official Residence of The Governor General of Canada. This Governor General’s Prize dated 1902 was awarded to The Rideau Curling Club, presented by The Earl of Minto, Governor General of Canada 1901–1904. Weight, 688 grams (22.12 troy ounces).
    Dimensions, 7” high x 8.5” wide x 4 5/8” deep.

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