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  • Collection: Civic Silver and gifts

Framed Print of Town Hall

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A framed print of the Town Hall with the following inscription:-
The Town Hall, Market Place, Wokingham, Berkshire, Elizabeth Chalmers 2/75

Letter Opener

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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 HowardInscription:"Presented by Alderman Dr. Reginald Child, Mayor's Centenary…

Gavel and Block

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Upon his first election to Mayor in 1935. Frederick John Barrett presented the council with a gavel and block which he had made from timber from the original Ye Olde Rose Inne.

Smith Vase

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A silver vase of plain urn form, with two applied side lug handles, and supported upon a spread base. The body inscribed with a monogram. Weight: - 7 troy ounces Hallmarked: - Birmingham 1927 Maker: - Hukin and Heath This vase was presented to…

Cigarette Box

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A silver cigarette box of oblong casket shaped form, bearing all-over engine-turned decoration and with applied husk patterned borders, the hinged cover incorporating a medallion inscribed with the Wokingham Coat of Arms, and all supported upon four…

Clifton Salver

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A silver salver of shaped circular form, with scroll and shell mount, raised upon three cast knurled scroll feet. Weight: - 13 troy ounces Hallmarked: - Sheffield 1944 Maker: - James Dixon & SonIt is inscribed, "Presented to the Town Clerk of…

Ceramic Plate With Wokingham Crest

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A ceramic plate with the Wokingham crest and the following inscription:-
E.GLANDE.QUERCUS

Punch Ladle

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A silver punch ladle; the round part chased bowl, with everted lip and bearing engraved monogram initials "R.M.S." in base of bowl (it is not known to whom this refers) with turned wood baluster handle and having plain bifurcated terminal. There…

The Walter Cup

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A silver/gilt cup and cover in the Paul de Lamerie style; the campana shaped body with applied body band, matt finish below with cast applied foliate scroll and vine leaf decoration, two applied rococo style vacant cartouches within branch and scroll…

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Main Hall Clock

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This is a wall mounted, round plain faced clock contained in a plain wooden emplacement, the case being made by pupils of St Crispin's School.

An applied polished metal plate is inscribed:

"Presented to Wokingham Town Council
by
William Van…