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H.R.H The Prince Henry - Campaign Spirit Stove & Pan, 1920
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H.R.H The Prince Henry - Campaign Spirit Stove & Pan, 1920

Measurements: 11.5cm (4.5in) x 11.5cm (4.5in)



Sheffield plate with bone handle. Campaign spirit stove, lidded pouring pan with folding handle, infuser and cup. All contained within a cylindrical leather carrying case, stamped to the lid with a crown and initial H. The body of the pan engraved with the coronet of a prince and initial ‘H’ for Prince Henry, third son of George V, and on the opposite side a with a Baron’s coronet and the initial ‘A.S.N.’ Maker's initials of JD&S with trademark trumpet with banner for James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield.

H.R.H. The Prince Henry (1900-1974), as he was styled between 1910 and 1928, was commissioned onto the King’s Royal Rifle Corps in 1919 and in July 1921 was promoted Lieutenant and transferred into the 10th Royal Hussars.

James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield (fl.1806-1992) were one of the foremost names in EPNS and sterling silver tableware including silver tea services. The firm exhibited at the Great Exhibition in 1851, being awarded several prizes in different classes for silver and Britannia metal. The trumpet with banner trademark first appeared in 1879, and from 1880 produced wares designed by Christopher Dresser. They were also famous for sporting trophies. One of the most well-known being the Hales Trophy (aka the Blue Riband) commissioned in 1932 for the fastest crossing of the Atlantic.