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    AN AMERICAN SILVER PRESENTATION CUP WITH TWO HORN HANDLES
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1898
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, B20, PATENTED, 1 1/2 PINTS
    4-1/8 inches high (10.5 cm)
    7.29 troy ounces (approximate weight considering handles)

    Cup inscribed TO WILLIAM SIDNEY ROSSITER IN RECOGNITION OF HIS UNTIRING DEVOTION TO AMHERST '84, HIS CLASSMATES AFFECTIONATELY PRESENT THIS CUP, SEVENTEENTH REUNION, UNIVERSITY CLUB, BOSTON, MASS., JAN'Y 3, 1898. to reverse IF HE BE NOT FELLOW WITH THE BEST KING, THOU SHALT FIND THE BEST KING OF GOOD FELLOWS.


    Condition Report*: minor dent to J in JAN"Y and to reverse inscription, base of right handle pushed slightly inward, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    10th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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