Ceremonial key used by the Princess Royal at the opening ceremony of the Flintshire Branch HQ, 1963

Maker and role
Beardsalls Jewellers (estab. 1915): Maker
Production date
1963

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Ceremonial key used by the Princess Royal at the opening ceremony of the Flintshire Branch HQ, 1963. Gold key displays the emblem and has the inscription: 'The British Red Cross Society' and the Latin 'Inter Arma Caritas,' meaning 'between the arms of love'. Key stored in a presentation box with silk and velvet lining. Handwritten note inside the lid reads: 'HRH The Princess Royal Commandant - in - Chief opened with this key this Flintshire Branch Headquarters on April 27th 1963. The key was given to the branch after the opening.'
Collection Type
Objects
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Catalogue Number
1857/2
Associated Person and Role
British Red Cross Society. Flintshire Branch
Princess (b.1950)

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