Of Birkenhead Interest; An Edwardian oak shafted electroplated presentation spade unmarked
Lot 123
Of Birkenhead Interest: An Edwardian oak shafted electroplated presentation spade unmarked
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,844) inc. premium

Lot Details
Of Birkenhead Interest; An Edwardian oak shafted electroplated presentation spade unmarked
Of Birkenhead Interest: An Edwardian oak shafted electroplated presentation spade
unmarked
Of traditional form, the blade engraved and inscribed, length 70cm.

Footnotes

  • Inscribed with the Birkenhead coat of arms and; " County Borough of Birkenhead, presented to the, Deputy Chairman of the Parks Committee, Mr Alderman J.T.Thompson, on the occasion of him planting by him of, an oak tree in, Victoria Park, in commemoration of the Coronation, of their Majesties, King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, 9th August 1902."

    Birkenhead Park is a public park in the centre of Birkenhead. It was designed by Joseph Paxton and opened on 5 April 1847. It is generally acknowledged as the first publicly funded civic park in Britain.

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