Item 1754 - ASCCI Presidential Award from the Association of SADC Chambers of Commerce & Industry

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ZA COM MR-T-6-2-1754


ASCCI Presidential Award from the Association of SADC Chambers of Commerce & Industry


  • 21 August 2006 (Creation)

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certificate and plaque

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 14/03/13

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Award presented to Mr Mandela in acknowledgement of his excellent service and distinguished leadership, South Africa

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Gold metallic certificate suspended inside a shadowbox frame with maroon background housed in a dark gold frame with black matting.Taken out of frame for preservation.

Cetificate begins with black engraved logo of the The Association of SADC Chambers of Commerce & Industry ASCCI. The body of the certificate, also engraved in black, reads:
ASCCI Presidential Award
Presented to
Dr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela by President of ASCCI
In acknowledgement of Dr Mandela's excellent service and distinguished leadership in the SADC region, the continent and the world.
21 August 2006
Signed by: Harrison B Kalua (President), Sipho Mseleku (Chief Executive Officer)

The sculpture consists of an extemely heavy copper 'stool' engraved with people and buildings, the top of the stool has the shape of Africa with Mandela's portrait engraved inside.
The copper plate on the black socket reads: ASCCI Presidential Award
Presented by
the Association of SADC
Chambers of Commerce and Industry
21 August 2006

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0213

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