As acquired by GEORGE NAPIER TOMLIN, RN REAR ADMIRAL
Title: c1914 ORIGINAL BRITISH ROYAL NAVY RELIC: SILVER PLATED MATCH HOLDER AND TRAY FROM THE HMS IRON DUKE TAKEN ABOARD THE HMS AGINCOURT
Book Condition: Very Good
Size: 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall
Publisher: HMS IRON DUKE Then HMS AGINCOURT THE NORTH SEA  1914
Seller ID: 0001177
On offer is a remarkable maritime relic of the Royal Navy and one of Britain's most famous battleships being the HMS IRON DUKE. The Duke was Admiral Jellicoe's, Commander of the Grand Fleet, flagship destroyer. The item, a silver plated match holder and tray, came from one of the smoking tables on the ship that was the Headquarters of the Commander of the Grand Fleet and then brought aboard the HMS AGINCOURT by George Napier Tomlin who routinely visited HMS IRON DUKE as described multiple times in Tomlin's journal. The Agincourt was equally famed as a notorious ship taken from the Turks and turned into a British battleship. Tomlin was also well known coming from a long line of British seamen and officers who becomes an Admiral. Overall VG.
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