Jump to content


Recommended Posts




You must agree that Albert looks quite 'dishy'. As to what it is? suggestions on a postcard please; addressed to Dishy Albert, The Great Exhibition, London, 1851. The best suggestion will receive 2 tickets to the show, which must be picked up, in person, in Hyde Park prior to The official opening by Queen Victoria! Contest only open to citizens of the Empire, Rule Britannia, etc.




88mm X 8mm brass by 'M' on truncation, I believe the 'M' is for Joseph Moore, who will be awarded the prize for excellent workmanship for buttons at the Great Exhibition, he later will partnered with Allen. I think this might have been made for the Great Exhibition 1851.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Is that true about the prize?


Sorry TDP, just my poor attempt at humour, though any guesses as to what its intended use were are most welcome :)


Might just be for trinkets or ornamental. I do not think they would have meant it to be used as an ash-tray as Q Vic would not have been amused.


I just liked it as an object & it compliments my Vic & Albert medals, only cost me $23 Canadian in total. Probably a pretty rare item.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Pin tray (I'm debating whether to end that with a . as a statement or a ? as a question)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...