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October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Gorham Sterling Silver Pearl Harbor Yacht Club Trophy

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2754B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 11, 2014 10:00AM


Gorham Sterling Silver Pearl Harbor Yacht Club Trophy, Providence, Rhode Island, 1923, with two handles, rim and footrim with die-cast oak leaf and acorn bands, the obverse with engraved image of a sailboat and inscription, "George R. Carter/ Cup/ Pearl Harbor Yacht Club/ Won by/ H.G. Dillingham," the reverse inscribed, "H.M. Dowsett Wikiwiki 7-13-24/ H.G. Dillingham '7' 7-26-25/ H.G. Dillingham '7' 8-29-26," ht. 10 1/4 in., approx. 17.9 troy oz.

N.B. Pearl Harbor Yacht Club was founded in 1924 in Honolulu, Hawaii, with an emphasis on Naval personnel membership. George R. Carter (1866-1933) was the second Territorial Governor of Hawaii. Harold Dillingham was a local railroad heir and financier.
Estimate $300-500

Foot dented so that it wobbles slightly. Age-typical wear.

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Harold Dillingham, George R. Carter, Pearl Harbor Yacht Club, Rhode Island, George R. Carter/ Cup/ Pearl Harbor Yacht Club, Hawaii, N.B. Pearl Harbor Yacht Club, Honolulu, second Territorial Governor, financier