14 June 2006
THE 3RD KING'S HUSSARS WEDDING PRESENT
A SILVER ASHTRAY
MARK OF WAKELY AND WHEELER, LONDON, 1959
CIRCULAR AND WITH A HORSE MOTIF FINIAL, THE RIM ENGRAVED WITH AN INSCRIPTION, MARKED UNDERNEATH
8 IN. (20.3 CM.) DIAMETER
14 OZ. (425 GR.)
THE INSCRIPTION READS 'THE KING'S HUSSARS O.C.A. 3RD K.O. HUSSARS.'
Given on the occasion of the marriage of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, to Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, Earl Snowdon (b.1930) on 6 May 1960, by Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Douglas Scott on behalf of the Old Comrades, 3rd King's Hussars and those serving in the Queen's Own Hussars.
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