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Spurious Ford connection with GNAM 1853 Spider brooch

Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 12:23 pm
by Hugh Soar
AMAZON are advertising a 'Spider' brooch marked Best Gold at 60 yards awarded at the Leamington G.N.A Meeting of 1853 as having a possible connection with Horace Ford; the asking price is around £1400 .This particular Spider was won by Mr C Hawkins Fisher,- as noted in the 'Field Sporting Newspaper' account of the Meeting and has nothing whatever to do with Horace Ford. It has a maximum value of around £200. Caveat Emptor !

Re: Spurious Ford connection with GNAM 1853 Spider brooch

Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 12:40 pm
by Hugh Soar
Correction. to the above message E.Bay, not AMAZON, and the price asked is $2200. Hugh