Item 001/096 - Westminster Athletic Sports Challenge Cup 1865-1886

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GB 2014 WS-04-TRO-001/096


Westminster Athletic Sports Challenge Cup 1865-1886


  • 1864-1865 (Creation)

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1 Trophy

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Silversmiths. Established in Sheffield in 1775. Incorporated as Mappin Brothers Ltd in mid-19th Century. Opened London showroom in 1849. Run by Edward Mappin & Joseph Mappin. Sold in 1884 and re-aquired by Mappin & Webb Ltd in 1903.

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A Victorian silver challenge cup, emobssed with scrolls and foliage and J.M., inscribed with winner's names and dates. Awarded 1865-1886; Presented by Mr. Crowther

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Height: 19cm Weight: 274 grammes

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GB 2014

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  • English


  • Latin


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