Marconi Ladies' Silver Pocket Scent Bottle and Stopper, by Charles Perry & Company, Birmingham, 1911
|Inventory Number:|| 37413|
|Object Type:|| |
|Place Created:|| Birmingham England United Kingdom Europe
|Brief Description:||Small silver scent bottle with stopper, and hallmarked Birmingham 1911. Engraved on both sides.|
These pocket scent bottles were presented to all female delegates of the 1912 International Radiotelegraphic Conference as souvenirs. During the conference the delegates were given a tour of the recently opened New Street works in Chelmsford, the station at Poldhu and entertained at a garden party hosted by Marconi.
Gentlemen received Silver Table Lighter With Case (Inv. Num. 35386).
|Primary Inscriptions:||On front: "International / Radiotelegraphic / Conference / London". On rear: "Presented by / Marconi's / Wireless / Telegraphy / Company Ltd. / 22nd June 1912".|
|Provenance:||Presented by the Marconi Corporation.|
|Collection Group:||Marconi Collection|