187 BBR Auctions Elsecar July 8th 2012 AUCTION PREVIEW ONLY PLEASE DO NOT BUY for sale
187 BBR Auctions Elsecar July 8th 2012 AUCTION PREVIEW ONLY PLEASE DO NOT BUY
"187. LONDON SLAB SEALED FLASK. 9.5ins tall, grey/ green glaze, rectangular shape sloping ribbed shoulders, slab seal reads �N. LANGHAM CAMBRIAN STORES/ CASTLE STREET/ LONDON� leaf sprigs down each side. Plus small flagon 5ins tall, t.t. handle to rear �NAT LANGHAM/ WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANTS THE MITRE TAVERN/ ST MARTINS LANE� impressed to shoulder. Plus photocopy page from �THE LICENSED VICTUALLERS GAZETTE NOVEMBER 25TH 1898� showing Nat Langham champion of the middle weights. The only man who ever beat Tom Sayers born at Hinckley Leicestershire February 18th 1820 died 1st September 1871 height 5ft 10ins weight 11 stone. A unique London flask (& flagon) with an important history. (3) �1,500-2,000+."