A Unique, 9ct Gold Locket
"To Cap't R Minto
From Alexander McNeil & Family
In Appreciation Of His Kindness And Attention
To Alex. H. McNeil
Who Died On Board Ship At Lagos
12th June 1909"
Along with Captain Minto's Letter of Reference (1894), Apprentice Indenture (1894), Certificate Of Competency (1898) Death Certificate (1936) and two editions of "West Africa" magazine. One features a portrait of Captain Minto, the other his obituary.
The locket measures approx 3cm in diameter and weighs 21.5g in total.
The item is in a near mint condition and bears a full set of Birmingham 1910 (l) solid 9ct gold hallmarks along with the "PPLd" manufacturer mark of;
"Payton Pepper & Sons Ltd." one time of Vyse St Birmingham.
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ship's journey and the record of Ships Captain along with the Death of Mr McNeil (of Blackwater Fever), can be found among the RFA's records on their website.
A unique archive of ephemera alongside a wonderful artifact of a long lost age.
U.K. Standard - £0.00 Free
U.K. Priority - £7.50
Europe - £0.00 FREE
U.S.A. & World - £0.00 FREE