Description

    English Silver-mounted Royal Traveling Frame
    Marked by the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Co., London 1926, date letter R

    Rectangular portfolio of red morocco, the center applied with silver Prince of Wales Triple Feathers and tooled inside with the Order of the Garter cartouche with Latin motto enclosing monogram E for Edward, Prince of Wales, with silver-mounted corners-10 1/8 x 7 1/2 in. Photo pictured is not original.

    Edward VIII (1894-1972)


    Born Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Edward VIII reigned as King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India for less than a year, from 20 January to 10 December 1936. He abdicated the throne to marry an American divorcée, Wallis Warfield Simpson, and was styled the Duke of Windsor by his successor, King George VI, in 1937.

    Provenance:
    Edward, Prince of Wales.
    Purchased from Marks Antiques, London


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