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Royal Navy Presentation Gig Racing Trophies, 1929-31

Silver. The first inscribed 'H.M.S. SUSSEX 1929’ A.S RUFFLES A.B SEAMEN'S CUTTER', the other inscribed 'H.M.S. SUSSEX 1931' and 'A.S RUFFLES L.S SEAMEN'S CUTTER’. Maker’s mark of Walker & Hall. Hallmarked 1929 and 1931. Raised on an ebonised plinth.

H.M.S. Sussex was a London-class cruiser, launched in 1927.

 

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