15 March 2001
Southwark: [Borough High Street], Richard Poore - ape on horseback, E. S. AT THE 7 STARES - seven stars; Bridge House, Rich. Alder, GINGER BREAD BAKER, ½d. 1669 - baker's peel; Bell Yard, Andra Ranols - fox; Goat Yard, Rich. Smith, ½d. - three horseshoes/trumpet; Bankside, R. W. AT YE PRINCES ARMES, 59 - Prince of Wales's feathers (BW 75, 84 var., 142, 153, 237, 244), fine to very fine, BW 75 very rare, others extremely rare (6)
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BW 84 variety, with initials E S instead of M S, ex Mike R. Vosper's Fixed Price List 92, Oct. 1996, where first published. The reverse, which has the initials, is of later style than the obverse.
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