Auction Date: 22/09/2016 at 11am
1913 Aberdare Valley Golf Club silver tankard - hallmarked Atkin Bros Sheffield 1899 and engraved “Easter Cup-Aberdare Valley Golf Club-presented by Lord Aberdare- won by Stuart Powell - Handicap 5 - 1913” ½ pint tankard wt 9oz. Note Lord Aberdare played an active role in the organisation of the Olympics; he served on the International Olympic Committee, and on the organising committee of the 1948 Summer Olympics in London - he was an active tennis player. And won the U.S.A. Amateur Champion in 1930 and of the British Isles in 1932 and 1938.