Wed, 25th Apr 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Anzac)

 
  Lot 132
 

132

A GOLD AND HARDSTONE FOB ORNAMENT...

Sold for £744
Estimated at £600 - £800

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


Condition report
gold sovereign a little worn, w/c and stone in good condition.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
A GOLD AND HARDSTONE FOB ORNAMENT COMMEMORATING THE MAIDEN VOYAGE OF R.M.S. MAURETANIA, NOVEMBER 16th, 1907
comprising an adapted George III gold sovereign of 1774 hinged to cover a miniature watercolour of the liner underway, the back set with red hardstone engraved "MAURETANIA"/NOVEMBER 16th/1907 -- 1in. (2.5cm.) diameter