Lot 472 of 629:
Inkwell, Lytham and St. Annes Golf Club, won in 1905  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$270
$200 - $300

Cigarette holder in Sterling Silver from the Lytham and St. Annes Golf Club, won in 1905



Ollivant & Botsford



Sterling silver inkwell, with plastic 'golf ball' set on base. With emblem of Lytham and St. Annes Golf Club, and engraving stating: "3rd Handicap Prize, 22nd April 1905. Won by Critchlen". Also with hallmarks at base, proving inkwell to be British sterling silver.

Inkwell won in the 1905 handicap tournament at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club in 1905. The club was founded in 1886 and the present Course constructed in 1897. It has hosted ten Open Championships, two Ryder Cups and numerous other major tournaments including the Women's and Seniors Open Championships.

Lot Amendments

With tarnish, and some wear to 'golf ball'; near fine.

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