17 September 1999
A silver Swallow by Carrington and Co., London, 1921, mounted on a wooden disc with silver plaque 'QUEST R.Y.S 25(TH) SEPT. 1921.-5TH JAN. 1922'
the wooden disc 8in. (20.3cm.) diameter
Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton; by descent.
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