Overall: 1/4 x 2 x 2 in. ( 0.6 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm )
relief: on banner below shield: "PER ARDUA"
handwritten in ink: on bottom of box: "Robert / Clarkson. / Polmont. / Scotland. / rec'd / Dec 23, 1897."
handwritten in pencil: on bottom of box: "Sept 23, 1957"
Octagonal red wax wafer with circular seal impression; shield at center surmounted by a bent arm with sword in hand, with banner inscribed "PER ARDUA" below; in square cardboard box covered in white and gold paper.
Gift of Mrs. F.W. Kobbé, 1957
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