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    Sale 5280

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of The Late The Hon. Mrs. Angela Lascelles

    28 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 200

    PRINCESS MARY'S COMPACT A GILT-LINED SILVER COMPACT

    MARK OF ASPREY & CO. LONDON, 1958

    Price Realised  

    PRINCESS MARY'S COMPACT A GILT-LINED SILVER COMPACT
    Mark of Asprey & Co. London, 1958
    Inscribed to the interior 'PRESENTED TO HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCESS ROYAL BY THE PRINCESS MARY'S ROYAL AIRFORCE NURSING SERVICE 1959' with engine turned cover and sides and base with applied gold caduce emblem, in a fitted case with retailer's name and address, Asprey & Co. Ltd. New Bond St.


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    The Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service is the nursing branch of the Royal Air Force. It was established in 1918 and received the Royal prefix after H.R.H. Princess Mary agreed to become patron in 1923.

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    Provenance

    Presented to H.R.H. Princess Mary, The Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood (1897-1965) in 1959.