Lot 6 , Americas Cup Interest: An American sterling silver plaque, made to commemorate the Americas Cup Contest 1901 plaque 6 x 14.5in., over
America's Cup Interest: An American sterling silver plaque, made to commemorate the America's Cup Contest 1901 between Columbia and Shamrock III, monogrammed WO and dated 1901, housed in the original oak frame, plaque 6 x 14.5in., overall 15.5 x 24.25in.
Provenance: Given by Sir Thomas Lipton to his secretary John Westwood.
We removed the plaque from the frame to examine both sides and edges and there is no English or American marks indicating maker or standard.
The plaque weighs 216 grams
Total weight 1.95kg
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Sold for £550