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This stick features a bovine horn crook handle, furnished with a repousse silver collar and crown hallmarked for: 
'London 1920' 

With a makers mark: 
For the London-based silversmith: 
'George Cook'

The collar also has a cartouche with a presentation reading: 
'Presented to 
The Rt Hon 
T.Richards P.C 
By The 
Eastern Valley Miners 
In Recognition of 
Services Rendered' 

'Thomas Richards PC (8 June 1859 – 7 November 1931) was a Welsh trade unionist and politician. Out of Parliament, Richards devoted his time to the SWMF, and the Miners' Federation of Great Britain (MFGB). He represented them on the General Council of the Trades Union Congress from 1925, and served as President of the MFGB from 1929 to 1930. 
The Eastern Valley Black Vein was situated at Cwmffrwdoer near Pontypool and was opened in the early 1900s mining coal from the meadow vein coal seam.' 
Ebonized shaft with an original metal ferrule. 

A historical stick perfect for use or a collector. 

Length - 91cm

Length of the handle - 12.1cm
Diameter of the shaft under the collar - 2.2cm
Weight - 399g


Good condition with some dings to the silver, minor silver loss to the crown. 

Antique Welsh Mining Richards P.C Walking Stick Bovine & Hallmarked 1920 Silver

SKU: A226190493386
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