An impressive large antique sterling silver Art Deco Presentation cigar / card / jewellery box with hallmarks for Birmingham 1937 and the makers mark of the famous silversmith Thomas Spicer.
The hinged top is engraved with diagrams of nine naval warships made by Robbs and built for the Royal Navy with the signature of the captains:
HMS Flint Castle
HMS Guildford Castle
HMS Hedingham Castle
Once open the reverse is beautifully engraved with a diagram of Edinburgh castle and is inscribed:
Presented to: Henry Robb Esq. J. P. M. J. N. A.
A souvenir of the Banquet given in his honour at Edinburgh on 1st April 1938.
Commemorating his 50th anniversary in the shipbuilding Industry and the
21st anniversary of the founding of his firm of Henry Robb Limited.
The quality and craftsmanship throughout are truly second to none and it comes with it's original leather bound outer case.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 5 x Width 27 x Depth 21
Weight 44 troy oz
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 inches x Width 11 inches x Depth 8 inches
Weight 1.37 kg
Our reference: A1052
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.