Leopard Antiques
       
New Items About Us Valuations Contact Us Links Links  
Currency    
PayPal
 
Visa
 
MasterCard
 
Antique Silver
   
Silversmiths
   
Regions
   
Periods
   
National Rifle Association Military Silver Trophy Spoon - Natal Carbineers, Emma Thresh Trophy
Reference: S1584
Period: Edward VII
Year: 1906
Silversmith: William James Dingley
Place: Birmingham
Price: $ 250.00
Weight: 57 grams
Dimensions: 18,5 cm
Condition: Excellent, no dents or scratches.

Description: An interesting antique military silver trophy spoon, awarded by the NRA (National Rifle Association) of Britain as a shooting trophy. The spoon has a NRA medallion set into it, with a scroll engraved "NRA" above the English Coat of Arms, complete with motto's "Dieu et Mon Droit" and "Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense" above an enamelled badge with 2 running antelope. The spoon is substantial and very good quality, with scrolls surrounding the coat of arms, and a leaf pattern on the stem. The back of the spoon is engraved "Emma Thresh Trophy 1921". The Emma Thresh Trophy belongs to the Natal Carbineers, South Africa's senior regiment. The trophy itself is 16 kilograms of silver, and was donated in 1903 by Emma Thresh, as the shooting trophy for Colonial Forces. The spoon also has a registration number, RD444590, which appears twice on the spoon.
National Rifle Association Military Silver Trophy Spoon - Natal Carbineers, Emma Thresh Trophy
NRA military silver spoon - Natal Carbineers

National Rifle Association Military Silver Trophy Spoon - Natal Carbineers, Emma Thresh Trophy
NRA silver spoon

National Rifle Association Military Silver Trophy Spoon - Natal Carbineers, Emma Thresh Trophy
Emma Thresh Trophy

National Rifle Association Military Silver Trophy Spoon - Natal Carbineers, Emma Thresh Trophy
Hallmarks

National Rifle Association Military Silver Trophy Spoon - Natal Carbineers, Emma Thresh Trophy
Hallmarks bowl

National Rifle Association Military Silver Trophy Spoon - Natal Carbineers, Emma Thresh Trophy
Scale

Printer friendly version
Email to a friend
Copyright © LeopardAntiques.com 2019
/body>