Peter Scott Sterling Silver Christmas Plate 1972 Limited edition.

Peter Scott Limited edition, hallmarked sterling silver, 8inch diameter plate. Includes certificate, Daily Mail Wednesday, October 11, 1972 newspaper cutting, box is slightly soiled. The cutting states - Peter Scott, internationally known artist and ornithologist has once again created a new sterling silver plate for christmas 1972 - a superb study Pintails in flight. Each plate, which bears Peter Scott's initials will be individually etched under the artist's direction by the craftsmen of John Pinches, Britain's foremost private mint for over a century. Every plate will carry the hallmark of the Assay Office, Goldsmiths Hall, London. The price of the plate is £44, including presentation case. A rare collector's item, this new limited edition work of art, becomes the second plate in a planned long tradition of Scott plates. No doubt - as an early issue in the series it will be a much sought after collector's item. To guarantee the rarity of this work of art........ etc....