Over 130 lots of silverware that once graced the tables of the Durham Light Infantry’s officers’ mess are to be sold at auction to raise funds for a new bronze memorial statue for Durham.
Consigned to Anderson &
Garland's sale on March 27 in Westerhope, the group
includes punch bowls, meat skewers, posy vases, salvers and sets of
knives and forks mostly from the 3rd and 4th Militia Battalions of
This 14½in (37cm) Victorian claret jug with
dragon handle by Joseph, Albert, Horace & Ethelbert Savory,
London 1883 is estimated at £1000-1500.
Contact: 0191 430 3000.