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    Sale 5370

    Christie's Interiors

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 740

    A VICTORIAN SILVER TIPSTAFF

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VICTORIAN SILVER TIPSTAFF
    Embossed sheet silver decorated with the Prince of Wales feathers and motto for Edward VII and inscribed 'GUILDHALL 1876' and 'DOMINE DIRIGE NOS', replaced ebonised handle
    11.5 cm. (29 cm.) overall


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    Ex Mervyn Mitton Collection. A companion piece to this is in the Museum of London. It is one of a group given by the Prince of Wales to the Councilmen who presented the freedom to him.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage