Commodore Business Machines UK Royal Warrant
This certificate is a Royal Warrant certifying Commodore Business Machines UK as 'Manufacturers of Computer Business Systems to Her Majesty.'
Royal Warrants are granted to companies who regularly supply the Queen, HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, or their households. It allowed the Royal warrant to be printed on the products, and is still a real badge of honour for companies that hold them.
It was granted to John Peter Baxter, Esquire on January 1, 1984, and is signed by the Lord Chamberlain of the time, Baron Maclean. It bears the Lord Chamberlain's seal and a stamp indicating the cancellation of the warrant on 17 November 1987. Royal warrants are granted for a maximum period of five years.
The certificate has been framed by the Centre for Computing History for display purposes. Kindly donated by David Pleasance, former head of Commodore UK.
The Warrant can be found in our 80s Micro timeline.Date : 1st January 1984
Creator : Commodore / Lord Chamberlain^s Office
Physical Description : Warrant Fitted in Frame
This exhibit has a reference ID of CH41061. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.