Mark Goodger

Rolls Royce Silver Inkwell

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Antique Sterling Silver Rolls Royce radiator grill top inkwell by London silversmiths C. Saunders & F. Shepherd. With realistic enamelled Rolls Royce Badge and topped with the iconic spirit of Ecstasy. The top opens to reveal a removable its original... Read More


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Dimensions 15 × 5 × 9 cm
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Antique Sterling Silver Rolls Royce radiator grill top inkwell by London silversmiths C. Saunders & F. Shepherd. With realistic enamelled Rolls Royce Badge and topped with the iconic spirit of Ecstasy.
The top opens to reveal a removable its original glass liner.

Magnificent rare Rolls Royce collectables, which will create interest and conversation on any office desk, dining table, or any home.

The fabulous rare Rolls Royce desk pieces were commissioned as Christmas gifts in 1926 – 1937 in very small quantities, for very important staff members. The first being a sterling silver ashtray with a small spirit of ecstasy which was well-received, so thereafter each year a different model was commissioned and made by the favoured London silversmiths “Saunders and Shepherd”.

The full Rolls Royce Desk set By Saunders & Shepherd full comprises:-

1926 ashtray, 1927 desk clock, 1928 cigarette box, 1929 inkwell, 1930 bon-bon dish, 1931 (no gifts were issued in 1931 due to the acquisition of Bentley Motors and financial recession), 1932 ink blotter, 1933 desk barometer, 1934 desk lighter, 1935 salver, 1936 rose bowl and 1937 bookends.

These Rolls Royce “Desk Sets” were never sold by the company – only ever given by the company and for highly regarded and important employees for Rolls-Royce Motors.

All our items come with authentication certificate with image, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this, our items come with 14 day no-quibble money-back guarantee and are all fully insured when shipping.

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Dimensions 15 × 5 × 9 cm
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