A Small Group of Stockbrokers' Badges

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Date of Auction: 15th September 2015

Sold for £340

Estimate: £200 - £300

Broker’s badge, type 2, c. 1715-60, a cast silver badge, unsigned, arms and supporters, rev. arms of the city of London, named (Saml. Elyard), 39mm, 21.57g/6h (Naylor 4a; Caldecott 2; E 473a). Centre of city arms lightly tooled, otherwise about fine, rare £200-300


Provenance: Bt T. Millett 2007.

Samuel Elyard (1733-1805), broker, b. Berwick-upon-Tweed, lived at 21 Swithin’s lane and 18 Great St Helens