Cuff links, Southland Frozen Meat and Produce Export Co Ltd; Chandler; 1970-1986...

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Mataura Museum

Name/Title

Cuff links, Southland Frozen Meat and Produce Export Co Ltd

About this object

Cuff links, gold tone and enamel cufflinks bearing Southland Frozen Meat and Produce Export Company Limited's, Crossed Keys brand. The company gifted these cufflinks to Mr Doug Grant who worked at the Mataura Plant from 1970 to 2015. Doug started his career as a maintenance engineer and was the Foreman of Trades prior to his retirement.

Doug best recollection is that the cufflinks were a gift to staff marking the milestone of 4 million sheep processed at the Mataura and Makarewa Plants in 1983.

The Company shortened its name to Southland Frozen Meat Limited in 1980.

Maker

Chandler

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1970-1986

Place Made

New Zealand, North Island, Auckland

Medium and Materials

unsure of base metal

Inscription and Marks

Blue enamel face bearing the crossed keys brand.

Measurements

d 15 mm x h 25mm

Subject and Association Keywords

industry

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura freezing works

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura freezing works/employees

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated

Object number

MT2016.13.2

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