Heavy English Sterling Silver Trophy Cup –raf Intrest-5+ Oz
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Heavy English Sterling Silver Trophy Cup –raf Intrest-5+ Oz:
HEAVY ENGLISH STERLING SILVER TROPHY CUP –RAF INTREST-5+ oz
Royal Air Force Boxing-1928-29-Heavy 1920’s Vintage Example with Base-145 gm
Offered in this sale is a 1920’s Vintage Sterling Silver Trophy Cup presented for RAF AIRMENS LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT Individual Championships in 1928-29. The Cup features the Classic Georgian Loving Cup shape, familiar in modern Trophy Cups, with flowing C scroll handles terminating in scroll finials on either side of the mouth of the Banded Cup. The effect is spectacular. The winner’s name is not engraved.
The Cup is secured to the separate hollow composite base with a tight but removable friction fit.
A very Decorative and interesting piece.
SIZE & CONDITION: The Cup is 5 3/4” (14.8 cm) high at the highest point (with the base), 5” (12.5 cm) in diameter from handle to the handle and, of good gauge silver, weighs 5.13 oz (145.4 g) (without the base). The Foot is not weighted.
The Cup is in very good condition with no noted dents or dings and sits well. It is engraved with the presentation inscription shown in the photos on one side only.
MARKS: The Cup is fully marked with STERLING SILVER Birmingham Hallmarks as follows:
Makers Mark – “WN Ltd” in a Shield shaped cartouche
Lion Passant – Sterling Standard Mark
City Mark – Anchor (for Birmingham)
Date Letter- “D” for 1928
The bottom of the foot bears a Retailer’s Mark for BULLS SILVERSMITHS BEDFORD and a Patent Registration number RDNo710973
I have other pieces of Sterling Silver that I am listing this week, (see group photos) that I will be happy to ship together to save you shipping costs.
SHIPPING: Worldwide will be $14.00 (Canada via Expedited Post/ US & Worldwide Small Package (Air) rate). I will be happy to combine items for reduced shipping on sales won in the same timeframe. Please let me know if you are interested in other items in my listings so that I may hold off and send a consolidated invoice.
Unfortunately, I am no longer able to ship to Italy.
Please study the photos and description carefully and e-mail me with any questions you have prior to offerding. Items are not returnable unless they have been significantly misrepresented. Thanks for looking & happy offerding!