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    Sale 5370

    Christie's Interiors

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 743

    TWO VICTORIAN GILT BRASS TIPSTAFF HEADS

    Price Realised  

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    TWO VICTORIAN GILT BRASS TIPSTAFF HEADS
    One for the City of London embossed with the Royal Arms and supporters above a shield inscribed 'GUILDHALL 1866' and 'PRESENTATION OF THE FREEDOM TO H.R.H. PRINCE ALFRED. 7 JUNE 1866' and inscribed 'T.Fricker Esq.' on handle
    5.5 in. (14 cm.)
    The other similar but inscribed 'GULDHALL 1868' and engraved 'Lord Mayor and Sherriffs Committee 1868.'& 'W.F. Rock' (2)


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    Both Ex Mervyn Mitton Collection.

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