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The hand tooled and gilded leather box belonged to The Honourable Frank Mackenzie Ross (1891-1971) the 19th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, in office 1955-60. F.M. Ross was the stepfather of The Right Honourable John Turner (born 1929) the 17th Prime Minister of Canada, 1984.
The Latin motto on the cover, Splendor Sine Occasu translates to:
"Splendour Without Diminishment", the motto of the province of British Columbia.
8 1/2" (21.6cm) by 6 1/8" (15.6cm), 2 5/8" (6.6cm).