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A souvenir gold plated? powder compact featuring the Palmerston North 'City Crest'. The crest features gold, red and green colour on a black background and includes the words 'City of Palmerston North' and 'Palmam Qui Meruit Ferat'. The metal compact is 80mm across with a spring loaded catch. The interior has a round mirror and a powder puff embroidered with 'Melissa' (interior not shown). The compact is one of a number of items commissioned by the Palmerston North City Council as gifts to give away to visiting dignitaries.

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2008O_PNCC1-39_Obj_1490
Title
Souvenir women's powder compact with attached Palmerston North 'City Crest'
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PNCC Archives

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1960s

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