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    Sale 7816

    Le Grand Goût - A Private European Collection

    17 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    A CANADIAN SILVER OBLONG DOUBLE CIGAR-BOX

    MARK OF HENRY BIRKS, MONTREAL, CIRCA 1970

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    A CANADIAN SILVER OBLONG DOUBLE CIGAR-BOX
    MARK OF HENRY BIRKS, MONTREAL, CIRCA 1970
    With two scroll handles, the hinged covers with husk border, on block feet, engraved with an inscription and a regimental badge, wood lined, marked on each end
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) wide
    The inscription reads 'PRESENTED TO COLONEL J.G.K. STRATHY OBE ED CD ON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT AS COLONEL OF THE REGIMENT THE QUEEN'S OWN RIFLES OF CANADA 10 MAR 60 - 26 APR 70 BY HIS FELLOW OFFICERS'


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    Provenance

    Colonel Strathy OBE ED CD, sold Phillips London, 13 September 1996, lot 103.