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ID number:  WB-HC0729
Institution:  Winterbourne House and Garden
Named collection:  Winterbourne Nettlefold Collection
Artist / Maker:  William Comyns & Sons
Title / Object name:  Silver cigarette case
Object type:  Cigarette box
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Date made:  1905
Materials:  Silver
Measurements:  overall: 6.5 cm x 20.5 cm x 12 cm (H x W x D x Dia x Wt)

Silver cigarette case presented to John Sutton Nettlefold by Arthur Chamberlain, 1st November 1906. Arthur Chamberlain was John Nettlefold's father-in-law. Commissioned to congratulate John on his victory on 1st November 1906 as an Independent candidate for Edgbaston Ward, in which he opposed the Unionist Party of Arthur Chamberlain's brother Joseph Chamberlain. Presented to University Research and Cultural Collections by Dr. Philip Crosskey, 8th November 2007, and later transferred to Winterbourne. Hallmarked London, 1905. Maker's mark W.C - William Comyns & Sons, Beak Street, London.

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