Early 20th Century Silver & Guilloche Enamel Compact Burgee of The Household Brigade Yacht Club

Adie & Lovekin, Birmingham 1938
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A nice quality early 20th century silver and guilloche enamel Compact or small Cigarette Case of rounded rectangular form with hinged lid, the base and sides decorated with thick royal blue guilloche enamel, the lid with white guilloche enamel and the burgee of the Household Division Yacht Club (formally the Household Brigade Yacht Club). To the bottom left hand corner, and under the enamelling, are the owners initials - 'M.E.T., confirming the case must have been a one-off commissioned piece. The silver gilt interior with later or replaced mirror.

By Adie & Lovekin, Birmingham, 1938.

The Household Brigade Yacht Club was formed in 1932 and granted a defaced Blue Ensign in 1934. In 1969 the name of the club was changed from Brigade to Division.

The Household Division, originally Household Brigade, is a section of the Army which carries out special escort and guard duties for the sovereign. It consists of two cavalry regiments the ‘Life Guards’ and the ‘Blues and Royals’, and the five infantry regiments of the Guards; Grenadier, Coldstream, Scots, Irish and Welsh.

Sold - £565.00

In good condition with no damage or repair, the interior mirror a later replacement.
12 mm (0.47 inches)
70 mm (2.76 inches)
57 mm (2.24 inches)
92.00 Grams (2.96 troy ounces)
Stock Code
Silver & Enamel