This lovely antique silver Rugby Football sports trophy cup is made by renowned silversmith William Aitken and dates from the first half of the 20th century. It has an interesting inscription that reads "Presented By The 13 C.W.T.B.. R.E. To Captain E.C. Reed R.E. Officer I/C Rugby Football 1940-41" and is a good heavy weight.
This interesting cup would make a unique collectors piece for a Military / rugby football fan or silver collector.
Material: Solid silver. Resin Base.
Hallmarks: Fully hallmarked with Lion for Sterling Silver. Birmingham. Date letter Q for 1940. Maker's mark W.A for William Aitken.
Total height including base: 26.5 cm (10 1/2") approx.
Height of silver cup: 20 cm (9") approx.
Width at widest part: 9 cm (3 1/2") approx.
Weight: 250 grams (not including base). 454 grams (including base).
Condition: Very good used vintage condition with some light signs of use. A few very light marks, very light surface scratches and a couple of minute dings. Please see all pictures.
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