Item 0039 - Scroll of Honor from the Southern Transvaal African Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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ZA COM MR-T-0039

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Scroll of Honor from the Southern Transvaal African Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 11/11

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Award conferring upon Mr Mandela the Scroll of Honour in recognition of his contribution to the abolition of apartheid, South Africa

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Slightly water damaged

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Yellow certificate, taken out of frame for preservation. Certificate has green outline of a scroll with a ribbon, upon which text is printed. Text, also in green, reads:
Southern Transvaal African Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(An affiliate of NAFCOC)
Scroll of Honour
This scroll is presented to Nelson Mandela in recognition of his unequalled contribution through personal sacrifice and spiritual agony, towards the abolition of apartheid, and the achievement of the universally aacknowledged principles of peace, equality, liberty, and democracy for all the people of South africa, irrespective of race, colour, religion or political pursuation.
Son of the soul, in life or in death, your excellent deeds shall always be remembered!
"Never in the field of human endeavor was so much owed by so many to so few." (Winston Churchill)
For on behalf of the Executive Committee.
Signed by: K.J. Hlongwane (President), George Thabe (Secretary)

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0345

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