HMS Howe Nickel tankard, made from metal taken in 1958 scrapping, by Mappin & Webb

$125.00 AUD

Interesting British Navy memo tankard, made from metal salvaged from the HMS Howe, of very thick cast form with tapered sides and thick ring foot, a simple handle to one side.

Inscribed to base ‘Metal from H.M.S. Howe Dismantled at Inverkeithing By Thos.W.Ward Limited’

Circa 1958

12cm high

 

HMS Howe was a George V Class battleship, seeing service as part of the Home Fleet and in the Pacific during World War II.

At least two styles of tankards were made the other being bell-shape.

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