Midland Railway Company Gold Director's Pass. Circa 1920.
Interesting and collectable Midland Railway Company gold Director's pass with a suspension loop and ring.
This quadralobe formed pass (No.469) named to Col. Sir Herbert M Jessel, Bart, CB, CMG.
Obverse: Company arms.
Reverse: Named in blue enamel.
Herbert Merton Jessel, 1st Baron Jessel (1866-1950). He was created 1st Baronet Jessel on 30 June 1917. He was created 1st Baron Jessel, of Westminster, co. London on 8 January 1924. A further three other of his passes are in the Midland Railway Study Centre in Derby.
More information on the owner is to be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Jessel,_1st_Baron_Jessel
The Midland Railway was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1844 to 1922. The Midland Railway originated from 1832 in Leicestershire / Nottinghamshire with the purpose of serving the needs of local coal owners.
Height and width: 1.1 inches (2.8cm)
Weight: 19.4 grams