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A fine cast bronze relief plaque, 12.75” square of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales (Edward VIII), with text below reading “Reproduced by Kind Permission of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales on Behalf of Earl Haig’s British Legion Appeal by the Cameograph Co. Ltd. 48 Paul Mall, S.W.” The Haig Fund (more properly the Earl Haig Fund) is a charity set up in 1921 by Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl of Haig and British Commander during Most of WWI, to assist ex-servicemen. Today, the Haig Fund continues to support veterans from all conflicts and other military actions involving British Armed Forces up to today. Its members sell remembrance poppies in the weeks before Remembrance Day/Armistice Day. Edward VIII abdicated in 1936, after being King for less than a year in order to marry the divorced American socialite Wallis Simpson. This piece weights about 10lbs.

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Fine.

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$30.00

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  • 21%

EARL HAIG FUND BRONZE OF EDWARD VIII

Auction ended on Sun, Mar 30, 2014
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