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An important 1963 Presidential box Vietnam / Singapore

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This one of a kind, rare Sterling Silver 14kt Gold 1963 presentation box is to His Excellency President Ngo Dinh Diem of the Republic of Vietnam from Yusof Bin Ishak Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Singapore. 
At the time of gifting, Yusof Bin Ishak was Yang di-Pertuan Negara, or Head of State in Singapore, he became the Nations first President in 1965. 
This meeting took place just before Ngo Dinh Diem was assassinated in November of the same year. 
Gifts exchanged between leaders, do not come up for auction and are singular in their value. 
This is a piece of the history of Vietnam and Singapore - an example of their bond through the Vietnam conflict. 
Dated the 7th of April 1963 Hallmarked Joseph Rodgers Sheffield 
Year N - 1962 
Birmingham, England 
Lined in sectioned wood 
Four footed repose feet 
Engraved beveled top edge 
Gold Presidential raised seal on lid Head of State Yusof Bin Ishak before. 
This exceptional Presentation box is an historical commemoration which has never been presented for auction, Date: 1963, Dimensions: 17,5cm x 14 cm x 6,5 cm / 8,9 in x 5,5 in x 2,5 in
Condition
inner cedar lining front edge missing, upper right corner small lifting
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An important 1963 Presidential box Vietnam / Singapore

Estimate €3,000 - €5,000
Mar 23, 2019
Starting Price €1,000
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Est. €3,000 - €5,000Starting Price €1,000
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Lot 0102 Details

Description
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This one of a kind, rare Sterling Silver 14kt Gold 1963 presentation box is to His Excellency President Ngo Dinh Diem of the Republic of Vietnam from Yusof Bin Ishak Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Singapore. 
At the time of gifting, Yusof Bin Ishak was Yang di-Pertuan Negara, or Head of State in Singapore, he became the Nations first President in 1965. 
This meeting took place just before Ngo Dinh Diem was assassinated in November of the same year. 
Gifts exchanged between leaders, do not come up for auction and are singular in their value. 
This is a piece of the history of Vietnam and Singapore - an example of their bond through the Vietnam conflict. 
Dated the 7th of April 1963 Hallmarked Joseph Rodgers Sheffield 
Year N - 1962 
Birmingham, England 
Lined in sectioned wood 
Four footed repose feet 
Engraved beveled top edge 
Gold Presidential raised seal on lid Head of State Yusof Bin Ishak before. 
This exceptional Presentation box is an historical commemoration which has never been presented for auction, Date: 1963, Dimensions: 17,5cm x 14 cm x 6,5 cm / 8,9 in x 5,5 in x 2,5 in
Condition
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inner cedar lining front edge missing, upper right corner small lifting

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