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    Sale 14139

    Out of the Ordinary

    14 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 597

    KING EDWARD VII (1841-1910), EDWARD PRINCE-OF-WALES, PRINCESS VICTORIA EUGENE OF BATTENBURG (1887-1969), AND QUEEN VICTORIA (1819-1901)
    FOUR ROYAL PRESENTATION STICK PINS

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    KING EDWARD VII (1841-1910), EDWARD PRINCE-OF-WALES, PRINCESS VICTORIA EUGENE OF BATTENBURG (1887-1969), AND QUEEN VICTORIA (1819-1901)
    FOUR ROYAL PRESENTATION STICK PINS
    Comprising: two pins for King Edward VII, one with old-cut diamond-set initial 'E' with calibre ruby numeral 7 with engraved crown surmount: the other Edward Prince-of-Wales with central rose-cut diamond-set initial 'E' within blue enamel garter and crown surmount; another for Princess Victoria Eugene of Battenburg, the oval blue guilloche enamel plaque with champleve white enamel border with central rose-cut diamond-set monogram 'V E'; and a mourning pin commemorating the death of Queen Victoria's close friend John Brown, in the form of a medallion with the raised profile head of John Brown facing left with initials 'J B' and the date 1883, the reverse with raised text 'FROM' and Queen Victoria VIR


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    Princess Victoria Eugene (1857-1969) was the youngest granddaughter of Queen Victoria and first cousin of King George V. She became Queen Consort of Spain having married King Alfonso XIII on 31st May 1906.

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    Please note that as this lot contains rubies of indeterminate origin it cannot be imported into the USA


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of David Gainsborough Roberts