Lot 261: Elizabeth II



2015-09-09 13:53:37

Lot 261: Elizabeth II. Royal Letters Patent on vellum appointing Sir Arthur Desmond Herne Plummer to be Baron Plummer of St. Marylebone on the 29th May 1981, vellum document with a calligraphic letter & royal armorial heightened in gold, with great seal attached contained in plush lined red leather covered case with hinged lid and clasp, including a related printed official Writ of Summons to Parliament with embossed seal (folded), contained together in fitted plush lined red leather covered case with hinged lid, clasps & carrying handle, Letters Patent approximately 42 x 55.5cm (16.5 x 22 inches), case 45.5 x 59cm (17.75 x 23.25inches). Arthur Desmond Herne Plummer, Baron Plummer of St. Marylebone (1914-2009) was a Conservative politician in London and the longest serving Leader of the Greater London Council. He was knighted in 1971. In 1981 he was given a life peerage as Baron Plummer of St Marylebone in the City of Westminster for which this document relates. (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction September 2015 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: £300-500
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