Banbury's Mayoral Insignia
King Charles I Mace 1628: Silver gilt mace with orb and Maltese cross finial, engraved with the Royal Arms. Body impressed with CR – Charles Reign – and embossed with a Tudor Rose, fleur de lys, thistle and harp. Stem embossed and engraved with an oak and acorn trailing design. Measures 37 inches long and weighs 78 ounces. A ceremonial weapon.
George II Mace - Approx 1750: Silver gilt mace also with orb and Maltese cross finial, engraved with the Royal Arms. Body impressed with GR – George’s Reign – and embossed with thistle, fleur de lys and Irish harp. Measures 38 inches long and weighs 76 ounces. Also a ceremonial weapon.
Mayoral Chain of Office and Badge Present: Victorian 18ct gold, links embossed with oval florettes. Badge also 18ct with Coat of Arms in centre.
Mayoral Robe: Donated in 1948 and refurbished with faux fur.