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A 330mm long engraved stainless steel trowel with a wooden handle. The trowel was used for the topping off ceremony to mark the completion of the major building structures in the construction of the present Palmerston North City Library Building on The Square in the former Rosco department store premises. The trowel comes with a glass fronted wooden display box. The engraving on the trowel reads 'Presented to his worship MAYOR PAUL RIEGER to commemorate topping off of the PNCC Library and George St Development by Mainzeal Property and Construction 15/9/95'.

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2008O_PNCC35_Obj_1801
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Souvenir trowel from 'topping off ceremony' at the Palmerston North City Library Building
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PNCC Archives

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September 15, 1995

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