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Omar Ramsden Silver Badge of Office - The London Master Printers Association
Reference: S1338
Period: George V
Year: 1930
Silversmith: Omar Ramsden
Place: London
Price: $ 1 200.00
Weight: 30 grams
Dimensions: 6.4 cm * 3.6 cm
Condition: Excellent, apart from very tiny chip on back of ivory, which does not detract. The box is intact but has suffered some damage, the wood supporting hinge has been repaired).

Description: An Arts and Crafts silvergilt medallion, mounted on ivory, by Omar Ramsden, who is regarded as the leading English Arts and Crafts silversmith. The medallion is in classic Arts and Crafts style, and depicts a printing press surrounded by "LMPA", and surrounding scroll with "The London Master Printers Association". The medallion still has its original blue ribbon, with clasp in full working order, in its original fitted Garrard case.The box reads " By Appointment to HM the Queen, Goldsmiths and Crown Jewellers, Garrard & Co Ltd, 112 Regent Street, W1". The hallmarks are very clear, including OR makers mark, and the back is engraved "Omar Ramsden Me Fecit", translated Omar Ramsden made me, as is usual for his work.
Omar Ramsden Silver Badge of Office - The London Master Printers Association
Omar Ramsden Badge

Omar Ramsden Silver Badge of Office - The London Master Printers Association
Makers mark and detail

Omar Ramsden Silver Badge of Office - The London Master Printers Association
Badge with original ribbon

Omar Ramsden Silver Badge of Office - The London Master Printers Association
Detail London Master Printers

Omar Ramsden Silver Badge of Office - The London Master Printers Association
Back of Badge - Ivory

Omar Ramsden Silver Badge of Office - The London Master Printers Association
Original Box

Omar Ramsden Silver Badge of Office - The London Master Printers Association
Garrard retailer

Omar Ramsden Silver Badge of Office - The London Master Printers Association
Omar Ramsden Me Fecit

Omar Ramsden Silver Badge of Office - The London Master Printers Association
Hallmarks

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