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Capo di Monte, Churchill Centenary Figurine, 1974: Figure Modeled by Bruno Merli

Posted on Dec 11, 2011

Capo di Monte, Churchill Centenary Figurine, 1974: Figure Modeled by Bruno Merli

This figure (figurine) was modeled by Bruno Merli and is actually quite large and heavy. It stands 11″ tall. Churchill seated in an armchair by the Italian factory of Capo di Monte…

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Churchill Centenary – Cigar Box by Stuart Devlin, Silver & Gilt

Posted on Dec 4, 2011

Churchill Centenary – Cigar Box by Stuart Devlin, Silver & Gilt

Magnificent, rare, silver and gilt sculptured cigar box from the London silversmith Stuart Devlin. This box was commissioned by “The Heritage Collection” and strictly limited to 50 copies of which only 30 copies were for the UK market. The cigar box shown here is No. 27. The output from Devlin’s workshop in the City of London was only 3 per week at the time so it is likely that most of the boxes were delivered in 1975. The silver content is approximately 900 grams, and the box measure 9.25 inches x 5.25 inches x 2.25 inches. There is a sculptured frieze on three sides of the box which is...

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3 Churchill Centenary Pendants – Gold, Silver & Bronze

Posted on Nov 30, 2011

3 Churchill Centenary Pendants – Gold, Silver & Bronze

Three Churchill Centenary Pendants in 18ct. gold, sterling silver and pure bronze sculpted by Edward DeWitt exclusively for Silver Creations, Ltd. New Jersey. 1974, Phillip R. Friedman. 7,500 sets were issued.

This is a very impressive item with an excellent portrait of Churchill…

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The River War – First Edition, First Printing: Books by Winston Churchill

Posted on Nov 29, 2011

The River War – First Edition, First Printing: Books by Winston Churchill

An historical account of the Reconquest of the Soudan. Edited by Col. F. Rhodes.

Here is a near fine set of the River War, 2 Vols, large 8tvo., original dark blue cloth with gilt vignette of gunboat on upper covers. While not too difficult to find, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to acquire a set in this condition…

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Royal Brierley Crystal Goblets – Winston Churchill USA Honorary Citizenship 1964

Posted on Nov 27, 2011

Royal Brierley Crystal Goblets – Winston Churchill USA Honorary Citizenship 1964

Here we have two goblets from a limited edition of 500. The issue price was 30 guineas (UK £31.50). They were issued to commemorate the Honorary Citizenship bestowed on Sir Winston Churchill by the USA in 1964. Each goblet stands 6.5 inches high x 4 inches in diameter and is etched with a portrait of Churchill framed by a garland of oak leaves. With an American eagle on top of the garland, the date of the award is also etched on the goblet along with details of his birth…

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3 Churchill Smuts Commemorative Medals – Gold, Silver & Bronze Medallions

Posted on Nov 26, 2011

3 Churchill Smuts Commemorative Medals – Gold, Silver & Bronze Medallions

This set of medals is quite scarce as there were only 100 copies of the gold medal emitted. 1966 This is set No.1 of 100 sets of the 3 medals: 18 ct. gold, sterling silver and bronze. All 3 medals are 2 inches (51 mm) in diameter.

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