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A silver mounted commemorative box made from ‘Victory’ oak 1888A silver mounted commemorative box made from ‘Victory’ oak 1888A silver mounted commemorative box made from ‘Victory’ oak 1888A silver mounted commemorative box made from ‘Victory’ oak 1888A silver mounted commemorative box made from ‘Victory’ oak 1888

A silver mounted commemorative box made from ‘Victory’ oak, the hinged lid bearing a silver plaque on the outside stating ‘HMS Victory, Trafalgar, 1805’ and another on the inside reading ‘J.E.B. Gordon Highlanders from G.T.H.B. HMS Alexandra, Malta 1888.’

John Edward Boyes obtained the rank of Major General of the Gordon Highlanders in 1882 while Sir George Thomas Henry Boyes was appointed captain of HMS Alexandra on 16th January 1888.

Item ID:723

WIDTH
4.5" (11 cm)
DEPTH
4.5" (11 cm)
PERIOD
19th Century

Wick Antiques LTD

Charles Wallrock
unit 2 Riverside Business Park Gosport Street
Lymington SO41 9BB
UK
Tel: 07768 877069
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    A silver mounted commemorative box made from ‘Victory’ oak 1888

    £2,200 GBP
    ~ $2,747