Wed, 26th Oct 2011 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Implacable)

 
  Lot 53
 

53

A SILVER MENU HOLDER FROM H.M.S. MAGDALA...

A SILVER MENU HOLDER FROM H.M.S. MAGDALA (1870-1903)
unmarked, in the form of a fan with naval crown and name applied to front -- 4in. (10cm.) diameter; together with a Victorian silver egg cup stamped 'KG5', marked for 1876; two mess napkin rings engraved with officers' names and ships served, one marked London 1915; a small menu holder of a ship, marked for 1897; two 19th-century sweetheart brooches in silver and gilt metal for H.M.Ships. Millbrook and Cumberland; and three stationery die stamps for different ships
(10)

H.M.S. Magdala was a turret ship built at Blackwell in 1870. serving in India until broken up in 1903. This menu holder is Indian silver and was clearly made for the officers' mess.

Sold for £136
Estimated at £100 - £150

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
A SILVER MENU HOLDER FROM H.M.S. MAGDALA (1870-1903)
unmarked, in the form of a fan with naval crown and name applied to front -- 4in. (10cm.) diameter; together with a Victorian silver egg cup stamped 'KG5', marked for 1876; two mess napkin rings engraved with officers' names and ships served, one marked London 1915; a small menu holder of a ship, marked for 1897; two 19th-century sweetheart brooches in silver and gilt metal for H.M.Ships. Millbrook and Cumberland; and three stationery die stamps for different ships
(10)

H.M.S. Magdala was a turret ship built at Blackwell in 1870. serving in India until broken up in 1903. This menu holder is Indian silver and was clearly made for the officers' mess.