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Guildhall School of Music & Drama Sterling Silver Medallion - Albert Honey     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S11036
Period: Elizabeth II
Year: 1961
Silversmith: Alexander Clark & Co
Place: Birmingham
Price: R 2 700.00
Weight: 46 grams
Dimensions: 4.4 cm
Condition: Excellent, perfectly preserved in original box. Enamel perfect, box also in full working order.

Description: A sterling silver and white enamel Guildhall School of Music & Drama medallion, perfectly preserved in it's original box. The medallion is good quality, a pleasing weight, with music scrolls, mask and City of London crest. The medallion reads "DIPLOMA L.G.S.M.", for Licentiate of the Guildhall of the School of Music. The back is engraved "Albert Edward Honey Teachers' Flute", surrounded by laurel wreath. Albert Honey was born in Devon in 1919, he was principal flute for the Band of Royal Dragoons during the war. He then joined the Scottish National Orchestra from 1951-1954 and BBC Review Orchestra 1954-1964. He then emigrated to South Africa to teach at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, he retired in 1984 after being awarded M.Mus and Ph.D. He palayed in the National Symphony Orchestra after retirement and died in 2001. The hallmarks are clear.
Guildhall School of Music & Drama Sterling Silver Medallion - Albert Honey
Guildhall school of music & drama sterling silver medallion

Guildhall School of Music & Drama Sterling Silver Medallion - Albert Honey
Albert Edward Honey teachers flute, LGSM diploma

Guildhall School of Music & Drama Sterling Silver Medallion - Albert Honey
Alexander Clark & Co silver birmingham hallmarks

Guildhall School of Music & Drama Sterling Silver Medallion - Albert Honey
Origianl box, perfectly preserved silver medallion

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