Letter Opener

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Description

A silver paper knife in form of a Georgian meat skewer, set in a red leatherette presentation case.

Weight: - 60 grams

Hallmarked: - Sheffield 1971

Maker's Mark: - Francis Howard

Inscription:
"Presented by Alderman Dr. Reginald Child, Mayor's Centenary Year 1985 Wokingham"

Alderman Dr. Reginal Child was Mayor of Wokingham 1971-72. The title of Alderman being discontinued in 1974.

The letter opener was presented to commemorate the Centenary of Mayoralty in Wokingham 1885 - 1985.

Source

Identifier

WTH0050

Citation

Francis Howard, “Letter Opener,” Wokingham's Virtual Museum, accessed August 14, 2020, https://wokingham-tc.gov.uk/museum/document/WTH0050.

Date

1985

Creator

Francis Howard

Dimensions

3 x 21 x 2.5cm

Medium

Silver

Related Resource

Reginald Child