Antique English Dart Game Trophy Award Shield Oak Plaque Silver Plate c1909
Antique English Dart Game Trophy Award Shield Oak Plaque Silver Plate c1909.
Direct from England, just arrived in our most recent container, we have several of these one-of-a-kind English trophies that are brimming with provenance, and oh “the stories they could tell”!
This large oak shield trophy is highly engraved, with descriptive plaque at the top, as follows:
Originally “The Manchester United Darts Shield”. Won outright by the York Minster -Hulme. Winners 1909-10, 1910-11, 1911-12. Presented in its present form to Salford Royal Hosp. League. By A. Pemberton, Cumberland Arms -1944
The large silver plate shield is engraved “SALFORD ROYAL HOSPITAL DART THROWING LEAGUE 1944”, over a large oval with etched scene depicting men competing in a dart game!
Surrounding the oval dart scene, ten different annual winner’s names engraved on individual banners: “Prince of Wales”, 1944-45; 1945-46; 1947-48. Angel Hotel, 1948-49. Fox Tavern, 1949-50; 1951-52; 1953-54. Cross Keys, 1952-53; 1954-55. Irwell Castle, 1950-51.
To the lower portion, the following engraving:
BREWERS SHIELD Subscribed by/for: Messrs Groves & Whitnalls, Ltd. Messrs C. Robinson & Co Ltd. Messrs The Cornbrook Brey Co. Ltd. Messrs The Empress Brey Co. Ltd. Messrs The Rochdale & Manor Brewery Co Ltd. Messrs Taylors Eagle Brey Co. Ltd. Messrs Wilsons Brewery Co. Ltd.
Measurements: 38” ht. x 21” x 7”.
NOTE: All of our antiques are direct from Europe. I personally select each item for the quality, design and unique characteristics that you will always find in our distinctive inventory at Geaux Vintage Antiques. …”with all that, why ‘Geaux’ anywhere else?” …
Condition: This item is in very good condition with normal signs of age and use, dings, scratches, imperfections. Included multiple photos should be considered as an integral part of the description.
Shipping: Professional packaging, insurance and shipping $ 65.00. (Lower 48 states only). Please contact Geaux Vintage Antiques with any questions or for more photos!