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Saturday 03 Oct, 2020 - 11.00am

A George V Scottish Silver "Freedom of the City of Glasgow" Casket, by Davidson Henderson & Sorley, Glasgow 1923, of rectangular sarcophagus form, the lid applied with Glasgow crest, the sides chased and embossed with Glasgow landmarks, within cast Celtic band pattern borders, on bracket feet, 8.5ins wide x 6ins deep x 4.25ins high, gross weight 38ozs, in original green velvet covered twin lidded case, complete with scroll granting "Sir James Bell, Baronet CB, Vice Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenant of the County of the City of Glasgow etc. etc. to be a Burgess and gilt Brother of the City and Royal Burgh of Glasgow...", letters relating to the ceremony, and "City of Glasgow Role of Honorary Burgesses Admitted Since the Year 1800", Robert Anderson Glasgow, one green leather bound and gilt tooled volume

Estimate £1,000 - 1,500

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