Grant of Arms
1923 (18 December) a framed Grant of Arms (Patent) on vellum from George V's reign to Richard Henry Powis of Sudbury in the county of Middlesex, Gentleman former Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers. Signed and sealed by Sir Henry Farnham Burke KCVO CB, Garter Principal King of Arms, and William Alexander Lindsay Esq KC, Clarenceaux King of Arms.
Offered with the original red leather fitted presentation box with George V cyphers. The seals are not attached to the patent but are in the box in their original brass fittings. Slide locking mechanisms on the box still working.
This group unusually includes a large framed library painting on vellum of the full achievement of the arms, beautifully detailed and gilded, and flanked by two renditions of the badge (as described in the patent). Recently framed. A very good group. Photo
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