Barking Corporation Best Turned out ARP car

Object number

LDVAL 2006.10.16

Date

Exact 1853

Description

Solid silver trophy presented to the Barking Corporation for the best turned out car at the ARP depots in December 1939.

Physical description

Medium sized trophy with engraved decoration on the front. It has a double banded stem and a single stepped foot. The handles have moulded organic decoration.

Condition

Good

Type

Trophy

Size

Whole height: 235mm
Diameter - top: 107mm
Diameter - base: 109mm

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Inscription Engraved On front: Presented by COUNCILLOR A. BLAKE C.C. TO THE BARKING CORPORATION FOR THE BEST TURNED OUT CAR AT THE A.R.P DEPOTS DECEMBER 1939
Hallmark Stamped on back: [indistiguishable] / [lion] / [leopards head] / [S] / [Queen's head]

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1643/16 (2006-02-14)

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Metadata
Start dateExact 1853
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeTrophy
Collection typeSocial history