Jewellery, Watches, Antiquities and Objects of Vertu (16 March 2021)

Date of Auction: 16th March 2021

Sold for £110

Estimate: £60 - £80

Of Regimental interest: A set of three 1st Royal Lancashire Militia (The Duke of Lancaster’s Own) silver fiddle pattern table forks, engraved ‘On / promotion / Captn CH Bird / 1870’, two with London hallmark for 1824 and partial maker’s marks possibly for William Chawner, one with London hallmark for 1828 and maker’s mark ‘LS’, length 20.5cm. (3) £60-£80

Footnote

The Ist Royal Lancashire Militia became the 3rd & 4th Militia Battalions, The King's Own (Royal Lancaster ) Regiment in 1881.