BID ON THE-SALEROOM
An early to mid-twentieth century silver tray, the oval body with central presentation inscription and reeded rim embellished with shells. Hallmarked Walker & Hall, Sheffield 1939. Maximum length measuring 22 1/4 inches (56.5 cm), weight 79.6 ozt (2477 grams).'Presented to Walter Burrows Esq by the Officials and workmen of Grimethorpe Colliery as a token of esteem and respect on his retirement after 28 years service June 1940.'
The lot displays general scratches, marks wear and tarnishing commensurate with the age and use. Some deeper scratches. The hallmarks are clear and legible, maker's mark partly rubbed.