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A Victorian silver trophy goblet for Norwich Cycling Club, of typical form and having beaded rim detail to the slender knopped stem and circular foot, hallmarked Horace Woodward & Co (Edgar Finley & Hugh Taylor), London 1891. Together with a smaller Victorian example with lobed and foliate motifs to the lower body and later presentation engraving, hallmarked Elkington & Co Ltd., Birmingham 1892. Respective heights measure 9 1/4 inches (23.5 cm) and 6 1/2 inches (16.5 cm), weight 20.05 ozt (623.6 grams). (2).
Both display general surface scratches, marks and wear commensurate with their age and use. Heavy tarnishing visible to both and they would benefit from a clean and polish. Some slight knocks and rims are very slightly misshapen. Seam lines visible, especially to the stem of the larger goblet. Inscription on larger one reads '13th Annual Sports Norwich Cycling Clubs, July 13th 1893. Won by'. There are no engraved names. The smaller one reads 'Waterhouse School Rawson Challenge Cup 1935'. The hallmarks to both are clear and legible.