Best old pigeon in show

Object number

LDVAL 2006.10.33

Date

1905

Description

Silver trophy presented by J. T. Eade Esq, on behalf of the Romford Fanciers Association for the best old pigeon at the annual show. The trophy dates from 1935, when Dagenham was part of the Rural District of Romford. It was won at the 'Three Towns Show' (later the Town Show), which comprised Romford, Hornchurch and Dagenham. Dagenham became a borough in its own right in 1938.

Physical description

Small trophy with a deep, undecorated cup. The stem has a double band in the middle, which has beaded decoration. The foot is shallow and undecorated. Set on a black plastic plinth. The winners names are engraved on the back of the trophy, except one which is engraved on the plinth.

Condition

Good

Notes

WINNERS 1935. W.E Pollard 1936. S. Pummell 1937. F.W. Annetts 1938. W.E. Pollard 1946. S. Pummell 1972. Kevin O’Sullivan 1973. Kevin O’Sullivan 1974. Kevin O’Sullivan 1975. F.W. Breedon 1976. N&A Jones 1977. H. Champness 1978. H. Champness 1979. P. Collier 1980. H. Champness 1981. P.C. Forder (on plinth) 1982. Mr & Mrs J.R. Pite

Type

Trophy

Size

Whole height: 200mm
Trophy height: 148mm
Diameter: 81mm
Plinth height: 63mm
Diameter: 98mm

Material

Trophy: Silver
Plinth: Plastic

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Inscription Engraved On front: ROMFORD FANCIERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTED BY J.T. EADE ESQ FOR BEST OLD PIGEON AT ANNUAL SHOW
Hallmark Stamped On reverse: Array

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1643/33 (2006-02-14)

Looking for records

Objects that are not on display in the museum can be viewed by appointment at the discretion of the Museum Curator. To find out more about accessing the collection please email: valencehousemuseum@lbbd.gov.uk or telephone: 020 8227 2034

3 thoughts on “Best old pigeon in show

  1. found an old tankard from a late uncle its the pluvex tankard i think its something to do with the romford bird fanciers show first dated 1945 any use to you

      1. Found old tankard from late uncle.The pluvex tankard ,from the RUBEROID CO LTD ,LONDON, first pesented in 1945 until 1960 . would this be of any interest to you

Write something

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Gallery

Metadata
Date1905
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeTrophy
Material
Silver
Plastic
Collection typeSocial history