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Edward VII Royal Presentation Brooch
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Edward VII Royal Presentation Brooch

Circa 1910

Measurements: Height: 23mm



Yellow gold ‘E’ set with diamonds incorporating the numeral 7 in yellow gold set with rubies, the whole surmounted by a diamond set King’s Crown, mounted on a yellow gold stock pin. Cased.

Provenance: Mrs Ella Lloyd, nee Purey-Cust, wife Colonel Wilford Neville Lloyd, C.B., C.V.O.,  T.D., (1855-1935), of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms, who stood vigil at the lying-in-state of Edward VII in Westminster Hall in May 1910. Colonel Lloyd was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1876; served Kaffir War, 1877-78; Zulu War, 1879 (despatches thrice, medal); Soudan Campaign, 1884 (medal, clasp, Khedive’s star). Afterwards presented the Mahdi’s standard to Queen Victoria at Windsor. Burma Campaign, 1885-1886 (medal and clasp, despatches). Temporary Resident Magistrate in Ireland during disturbances of 1882. Hon Colonel of 3rd Welsh Brigade Royal Field Artillery; Private Secretory to the Duke of Westminster; Justice of the Peace for Cheshire