Gold pencil holder presented to Ron Hamence, 1948

Object Type
Domestic items/Writing equipment
Date Used
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Object Detail

Brief Description
9 carat gold pencil holder in original presentation box, with business card. Holder is in the form of a thin cylinder enclosed at one end. The enclosed end is connected to a ring. Spring enclosed inside holder. End of holder engraved with the text 'C & S Co Ltd/9/375/t/D', above a very slight engraving which reads '51744/x2/-'. Middle of holder embossed with '9/375'. Holder rests on cotton wool inside the box. Box is square and patterned in black, brown and gold. Inner lining of box is peach coloured. Business card is the card of Dr John Robert Lee. Handwriting on the back of business card reads 'Just a small token of appreciation with best wishes. You made 99 - a score "Don" has never made. JRLee.'
1 - Pencil holder: H: 105 W: 10 D: 10mm (H: 4 1/8 W: 3/8 D: 3/8")
2 - Box: H: 25 W: 85 D: 85mm (H: 1 W: 3 3/8 D: 3 3/8")
Date Used
In storage
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