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Edwardian gold and gem-set wedding locket made for the 4th Marquess of Bute and Miss Augusta Bellingham

On August 10th, 2017 Martyn Downer wrote on the subject of Latest News.

The admiral’s carriage

On April 20th, 2016 Martyn Downer wrote on the subject of Listed for sale at My Family Silver.

The Stowe Basket

On January 9th, 2016 Martyn Downer wrote on the subject of Listed for sale at My Family Silver.

Bejewelled armorial wedding brooch for the Marquess of Bute

On December 4th, 2015 Martyn Downer wrote on the subject of Listed for sale at My Family Silver.

Captain Dundas’s Trafalgar Cup

On September 3rd, 2015 Martyn Downer wrote on the subject of Listed for sale at My Family Silver.

Rare surviving Medieval helmet crest

On August 17th, 2015 Martyn Downer wrote on the subject of Latest News.

Luxury seagoing silver dressing case for the real life captain of Jack Aubrey’s HMS Boadicea

On July 30th, 2015 Martyn Downer wrote on the subject of Listed for sale at My Family Silver.

A soldier’s souvenir of the Peninsular War

On July 26th, 2015 Martyn Downer wrote on the subject of Uncategorized.

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