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    English George V Silver and Enameled Royal Presentation Cigarette Case
    Marked London, 1918, maker's mark F B

    Rectangular with rounded corners, of vertical reeded design, with tinder cord compartment, match compartment and strike, the hinged cover applied with blue enameled GRV for George V Rex (King) of Great Britain (r. 1910-1936) below a gold and red enameled British Royal crown, the gilt interior inscribed Presented by King George V to Major General Sir William Peyton on the Occasion of his Majesty's visit to the British Armies in France March 1918-3 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. Together with description of General Sir William Eliot Peyton's military career

    Provenance:
    Purchased from The Armoury of St. James, London


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2008
    24th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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