London, South Kensington
28 October 2007
PRINCESS MARY'S DESK NOTE PAD A SILVER AND LIGHT BLUE ENAMELLED DESK NOTE PAD
MARK OF J. C. VICKERY, BIRMINGHAM 1936
WITH APPLIED GOLD INITIAL 'M' BELOW A CROWN, THE SLOPING PAD WITH ENGINE-TURNED AND RAYED DESIGN LIGHT BLUE GUILLOCHE ENAMELLED SILVER MOUNT WITH WELL FOR PENCIL AND PUSH IVORY BUTTON
LENGTH -- 8 5/8IN. (19.5CM.)
MARKED ON THE SIDE 'PRINTATOR', British and foreign patents 147985 - 201431 - 274636
H.R.H. Princess Mary, The Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood (1897-1965).
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