14 June 2006
A GOLD PROPELLING PENCIL
BIRMINGHAM, 1947, MAKER'S MARK E.B, 9CT
Plain cylindrical and engraved with an inscription, marked on side and engraved 'Made in England Baker's Pointer'
4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) long
The inscription reads 'From the Officers King's Own Scottish Borders H.M. The King's Guard 21st Aug. 1948'
Given to H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon on the occasion of her 18th birthday by the Officers of the King's Own Scottish Borderers.
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis. Proceeds from this lot will be donated to charity.
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