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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    AN 18CT. GOLD CIGARETTE CASE PRESENTED TO THE 9TH EARL OF KINTORE TO COMMEMORATE THE OPENING OF THE NEW BRIDGE AT INVERURIE 30 MAY 1925

    BY ASPREY & CO. LTD

    Price Realised  

    AN 18CT. GOLD CIGARETTE CASE PRESENTED TO THE 9TH EARL OF KINTORE TO COMMEMORATE THE OPENING OF THE NEW BRIDGE AT INVERURIE 30 MAY 1925
    BY ASPREY & CO. LTD
    The rectangular engine-turned case with applied, initial 'K' beneath a coronet, the interior with engraved representations of the new and old bridges at Inverurie and with presentation inscriptions
    Gross weight 209.0 grm., 11.3mm (4 3/8 in) long
    Signed Asprey, London., with maker's mark, hallmarked London 1924, in maker's stamped fitted case


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    It was the 9th Earl of Kintore who opened the new bridge at Inverurie on 30 May 1925 and not the 10th Earl as inscribed. The 10th Earl of Kintore succeeded to the earldom upon his father's death in 1930.

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    Provenance

    Algernon Hawkins Thomand, 9th Earl of Kintore (1852-1930).