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Reference: 221

221 Antique silver trophy, 1915, Brooklands Senior TT 1st prize May 1922

Price £ 1100

Antique silver trophy cup hallmarked for London 1915 , the retailers mark that of Dobson , 110 New Bond Street , London. Dobson's name also appears up under the base. The overall height is 8.8 , the diameters , base 4.1 inches, cup top 5.2 inches, handle width 9.2 inches.The weight is 722 grams , 23.22 troy ounces.Very traditional design , with a deep , virtually straight sided cup body culminating in a short stem over a landed spread base. An applied , landed rim is around the centre of the cup. The whole is complemented by a wondrous pair of bifurcated C scroll handles with stylised leaf cappings. A very good looking , substantial trophy cup .

The inscription on one side reads : THE "CLUB" CUP   /   1ST PRIZE , BROOKLANDS SENIOR TT   /   J.L.EMERSON.   /   BROOKLANDS 6TH MAY 1922 .   On the other side , in delightful , large script , are the initials  : BMCRC.    This programme doesn't allow me to change fonts ! The banked track at Brooklands , in the county of Surrey , to the south of London , can still be seen in part . A good time can be had wandering around the Brooklands Motor Museum ; whilst there take advantage of looking in on the London Bus Museum , same site , postcode KT13 0QS

Jack Emerson was a well known competitor at Brooklands , with a long history of successes . I also have another of his trophy cups in stock  , please see reference 220 .

This trophy is made of a good gauge of silver and is in excellent condition.




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