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Entries from November 2007

Another Grant of Arms for sale on eBay.

November 24th, 2007 · 1 Comment

For sale by the same seller as the arms of Hubert English Harrison Curling of Hitchen Hertfordshire (sold on 8th November 2007 for £301.000) are the Letters Patent for the Grant of Armorial bearings to David Barty King dated 1923. At the time of writing the bidding is at £75.00 with three bidders. I’ve probably said this […]

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I’m not really into golf – but for just over £15!

November 20th, 2007 · Comments Off on I’m not really into golf – but for just over £15!

Although I am a subscriber to the view put forward by that renowned wit Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) that Golf is a good walk spoilt, I have never the less just taken receipt of a personalised golf umbrella and I have to say that on the whole I am most impressed. At £9.99 plus postage and packing Spire View will […]

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A Cheshire Hatchment?

November 15th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I have received an enquiry about the hatchment illustrated below. The enquirer is convinced that this hatchment is Brooke and informs me that the hatchment is over the vault of Peter Brooke (buried at Prestbury in 1806). I am not convinced this is Brooke but it is early days yet. There are a number of […]

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Grant of arms to Hubert English Harrison Curling.

November 9th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Another grant of arms to fall under the hammer at eBay is that to Hubert English Harrison Curling of Hitchen Hertfordshire dated the 5th September 1951, described as “In fairly good condition with the odd scuff and mark on the box and odd mark and crease on the document” sold on the 8th November 2007 for £301.00. […]

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Talbot coat of arms – eBay – again!

November 8th, 2007 · 1 Comment

As recently as 29th October I reported the sale of the Letters Patent of the armorial bearings of Sir William John Talbot and now report that a library painting of the same arms has just fallen under the hammer for £74.00 – same seller but I regret to say that I did not make a note […]

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Contacting Cheshire Heraldry

November 6th, 2007 · Comments Off on Contacting Cheshire Heraldry

I receive quite a number of emails via the contact page but noticed this week that all seemed to have gone quite. A very brief investigation revealed that I mucked up the formatting after recent changes to the layout of said page! All is now well and communications sent via the contact page actually reach me rather than being […]

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