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AURUM Silver Gilt 'CONGRESS of EUROPE' 1974 Standing Cup & Cover

(Code: Amc&c2)
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AURUM Silver Gilt 'CONGRESS of EUROPE' 1974 Standing Cup & Cover
  • AURUM Silver Gilt 'CONGRESS of EUROPE' 1974 Standing Cup & Cover
  • AURUM Silver Gilt 'CONGRESS of EUROPE' 1974 Standing Cup & Cover
London 1974

This was the  7th  item of 59 made for John Sutherland-Hawes' Aurum Designs

In original box with certificate and letters

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Engraved to base:

THE CONGRESS OF EUROPE STANDING CUP AND COVER 1974 NUMBER 43 OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 500 FACSIMILES OF THE SECOND EUROPEAN MOVEMENT PRIZE PRESENTED TO PROFESSOR WALTER HALLSTEIN PRODUCED WITH THE AUTHORITY OF THE EUROPEAN MOVEMENT

Certificate signed by Harlech, Chairman, British Council of the European Movement

Edition of:                   500   (Not nearly achieved)

Designer:                     Hector Miller

Maker:                         Hector Miller - Stuart Devlin Workshop

Maker’s Mark:             Am

Weight:                       18 oz

Height:                         21 cm

Portraiture by Hector Miller M. Des. RCA - Calligraphy by Madelaine Dinkel ARCA MSIA FSDC

Heads around cover: 

MACMILLAN - MONNET - SCHUMAN - SPAAK - ADENAUER - BLUM - CHURCHILL - DE GASPERI

Each cup is an identical copy of the first one produced, except each prize-winner chooses a quotation from his own speeches or writings which is applied, in his own language, in fine calligraphy around the base.
Professor Hallstein chose: 'Nur die politische Einheit Europsa ist seine wahre Einheit.' (Political unity is Europe's only true unity)

Only offered to those who purchased the first one in 1973 - the Edition of 500 was not achieved

Presented to Professor Walter Hallstein, German academic, diplomat and politician who was the first President of the European Movement 1968-74

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