• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 297

    A GEORGE V SILVER AND ENAMEL CIGARETTE-BOX

    MARK OF ELKINGTON AND CO., BIRMINGHAM, 1933

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE V SILVER AND ENAMEL CIGARETTE-BOX
    MARK OF ELKINGTON AND CO., BIRMINGHAM, 1933
    Oblong, on geometric block feet, the cover applied with enamelled Royal arms with a label for difference within the Garter motto and with Royal duke's coronet above, engraved inside the cover with inscription, wood lined, marked on front and cover, the base stamped 'Elkington & Co.'
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) wide
    The Royal arms are those of The Prince George, later Duke of Kent (1902-1942).

    The inscription reads Presented to His Royal Highness The Prince George, K.G. to commemorate the opening of the New Head Offices of the Birmingham Municipal Bank November 26 1933.'


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