A rare English solid sterling silver trophy cup. It is hallmarked for London 1961 with the makers mark being P&W for. It has been superbly made being mounted on a Bakelite base with the lid having a cast pigeon handle and the cup has been engraved'LT. OSMAN MEMORIAL TROPHY 1961 Won By JONES BROS THURSO VEL 1003'. Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred Osman was head of the British carrier pigeon service during World War I.
It is in super condition being free from dings splits holes and repairs - the odd faint mark to the lid. The whole piece measures 6.25 inches (16cms) tall by 2 inches (5cms) wide across the cup rim excluding the handles by 2.75 inches (7cms) across the base and weighs 112 grams. A super quality rare piece. If you have any queries etc... To see lots more rare and beautiful silver.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cups/Goblets". The seller is "thesilversquirrel" and is located in London.This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.