20 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,062
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 400
A GEORGE VI SILVER CIGARETTE-BOX
MARK OF ADIE BROS., BIRMINGHAM, 1951
Oblong and on block feet, the rim of the hinged cover and feet each with Celtic knot decoration, the cover engraved with an inscription, wood lined, marked on bezel and inside cover, the base further stamped 'MADE IN ENGLAND'
7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) wide
The inscription reads 'Presented to H.R.H. The Duchess of Kent by 1 (Bomber) Squadron Royal Australian Air Force At Tengah 9th Oct. 52'
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