Festival of Empire Exhibition and Pageant of London
Festival of Empire Exhibition and Pageant of London, silver gilt prize, 1911, by Pinches and Elkington, Britannia standing on a rocky shore attended by a male and female figure, FESTIVAL OF EMPIREIMPERIAL EXHIBITION AND PAGEANT OF LONDON/ CRYSTAL PALACE/ 1911, rev. a crowned wreath, AWARDED TO, H. M. Read Ltd/ for/ Fire Appliances, 64 mm, (Allen Sy- 11/020), contained within original case of issue. Minor surface marks, otherwise extremely fine and rare. £225.00
The Festival was held within the grounds of Crystal Palace.It was opened by the King and Queen on 12th May, designed to celebrate the coronation.