Item 001/019 - Quarter Mile Open 1st

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GB 2014 WS-04-TRO-001/019


Quarter Mile Open 1st


  • 1933 (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. In 1860, John Mappin broke away from Mappin Brothers and started Mappin & Company. He was joined 2 years later by his brother-in-law George Webb. Mappin, Webb and Co was formed in 1864. Mappin & Webb Ltd was first recorded in 1889, based in Sheffield. The original London business, Mappin Brothers, was aquired by Mappin & Webb Ltd in 1903.

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1933 Quarter Mile Open Race Trophy - 1st prize won by R.J.S.M. Arnold with a time of 56.2 seconds. Inscribed with his name and time and the school's Coat of Arms. Prince's Plate.

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  • Height: 18cm
  • Silver-plated

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GB 2014

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  • English


  • Latin


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