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№ 39


12 December 2017

Hammer Price:

LONDON, [Newgate], Christ’s Hospital, Henry Stone badge, c. 1715, an oval plated cloak badge, unsigned, three boys around a table with instruments of learning, globe at left, 89 x 78mm, 49.42g (MI I, 557/219; Grimshaw p.5, no. 2; D & W 244/315). Plating worn from obverse, otherwise very fine and very rare; wide border incorporating 12 piercings for attachment £150-200

Henry Stone (1631-93) was a Governor of the school and his legacy of £57 6s 8d, given in 1688, sponsored the education of twelve boys