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Steppes Hill Farm Antiques was founded by William (Billy) Buck over fifty years ago. Twenty years later he was joined in the business by his eldest son, David. We specialize in small silver collectors’ items including wine labels, caddy spoons, snuff boxes, vinaigrettes, vesta cases, card cases, pencils and writing equipment, scent bottles, pin cushions etc etc as well as Flatware, Hollow-ware and Scottish and Irish silver. We have been members of The British Antique Dealers’ Association since 1976. If for any reason you are unhappy with a purchase, and notify us within seven days of receipt, we always offer a full money back guarantee less the cost of return shipping / postage. Most items will be sent inland by Royal Mail Special Delivery (next day insured), or overseas by Royal Mail International Signed For Delivery (4-10 days insured).


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George V Scottish Yacht Club Presentation Silver Napkin Ring by Deakin & Francis, Birmingham, 1926

Ref: EBPP220913A / LA121480

£265

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Description

A fine quality early 20th century cased silver and enamel Presentation Napkin Ring with sailing interest, of compressed oval form, the front enamelled with a red and black Burgee with gold anchor for the Mudhook Yacht Club in Scotland. The reverse the contemporary engraved inscription : 1st July 1927. Steersman's Prize, Won by "Merope". Complete with original wooden silk and velvet lined Glasgow retailer's case.

By Deakin & Francis, Birmingham, 1926

Weight - 35.50 Grams (1.14 troy ounces)

The 'Merope' was a boat in the Pleiades Class and there are contemporary newspaper references to her racing on the Clyde.

Mudhook Yacht Club, founded in 1873, is one of the oldest clubs in sailing history. It is based at Helensburgh on the north shore of the River Clyde in Scotland and is a fairly unique club being limited to only forty members. According to the club website: "It was (the club) particularly noted for only giving two prizes in any race but both prizes were of a very high quality".


Measurements

Height : 30 mm - 1.18 in

Width : 66 mm - 2.6 in

Declaration

Steppes Hill Farm Antiques Ltd has clarified that the George V Scottish Yacht Club Presentation Silver Napkin Ring by Deakin & Francis, Birmingham (EBPP220913A / LA121480) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1926.

Condition

In good condition with no damage or repair

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