Cigar Box

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Description

This is of highly polished, wooden inlaid construction and is lined and partitioned with Cedar, with hinged cover and applied silver plate inscribed,

"Presented to the Town Clerk of Wokingham Mr J H Elliston Clifton by past and present Members and Officials of the Corporation of Wokingham on his retirement after 33 years Service 1st August 1946"

The plate also bears the signature "David Goddard" who was Mayor at that time.

This item, together with a silver cigarette box and a small silver salver, was presented to Wokingham Town Council by his Mr Clifton's family who requested it be displayed with the other Town artefacts in 1996.

Source

Identifier

WTH0061

Citation

“Cigar Box,” Wokingham's Virtual Museum, accessed August 14, 2020, https://wokingham-tc.gov.uk/museum/document/WTH0061.

Date

1946
1996

Dimensions

23 x 11.5 x 18cm

Medium

Cedar wood and silver.

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