13th Jan, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST

Jewellery, Watches & Silver

Lot 2276


Five William IV and Victorian Silver Wine or Decanter-Labels
by Benjamin Smith, London, 1836 and 1837

each formed as a vine-leaf, three pierced for 'Madeira', one pierced for 'Port' and one pierced for 'Sherry', four with suspension chain
70mm wide, 5oz 3dwt, 160gr (5)

Sold by Order of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers to Benefit the Fusiliers' Aid Society (13 January Jewellery, Watches and Silver sale, lots 2273-2307 and Antiques and Interiors sale, 5 January 2024 lots 1-16).

Sold for £150
Estimated at £250 - £350


Each fully marked on front. The marks are generally clear. There is some overall surface scratching and wear, consistent with age and use. One is lacking the suspension chain. One 'Madeira' label is somewhat bright and has a split between the 'D' and 'E'. Ther 'Madeira' label which is lacking the chain is missing some of the piercred between the 'M' and 'A'. The 'Port' and 'Sherry' labels are each missing sections of the piercing.


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Auction: Jewellery, Watches & Silver, 13th Jan, 2024

Jewellery, Watches & Silver Sales bring together a wide a range of affordable period and modern jewellery, vintage and collectable watches, and silver from the 18th to 21st century.


Wednesday 10 January - Friday 12 January 10am-4pm, and morning of sale from 8am

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