14 June 2006
A SILVER HORSESHOE
MARK OF ASPREY, LONDON, 1959
Realistically modelled and engraved with an inscription above facsimile signatures, marked on front, contained in a fitted case, labelled 'By Appointment to H.M. The Queen Silversmiths and Jewellers Asprey & Co. Ltd New Bond Street London'
5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high
21 oz. (650 gr.)
The inscription reads 'IN REMEMBRANCE OF THAT WONDERFUL DAY WHEN YOU STARTED ON THE ROAD TO LIFELONG HAPPINESS 6TH MAY 1960.'
THE SIGNATURES ARE 'ANTHONY', 'DORSELL LAURIE MUNN' AND 'MARGARET.'
GIVEN ON THE OCCASION OF THE MARRIAGE OF H.R.H. THE PRINCESS MARGARET, COUNTESS OF SNOWDON, TO ANTONY CHARLES ROBERT ARMSTRONG-JONES, EARL OF SNOWDON ON 6 MAY 1960.
DISPLAYED ON A TABLE IN THE HALL OF THE PRIVATE APARTMENT OF H.R.H. THE PRINCESS MARGARET, COUNTESS OF SNOWDON AT KENSINGTON PALACE.
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