|Description: We offer a sterling silver award weighing 9.6 Troy ounces originally presented to Frederick J.Trinder in 1920. The footed vessel sits 8 1/8” high, 6 ½” wide including the handles and 4 ¼” in diameter. The classic “loving cup” form has reeded handles with a scrolled spur and sits on a footed pedestal. It is stamped on the bottom “STERLING, 9.4 O, 8 1/4" IN, 1 ½ PTS.” The engraving features multiple typefaces and reads: "To Frederick J. Trinder Our Guide and Friend as a Token of Our Affection and Esteem from Trade School of Connecticut, November 11-1920.” Item #DA00223.
Frederick J. Trinder was the originator and director of the system of trade schools in Connecticut. He also started the apprenticeship program at General Electric in Schenectady, New York and was superintendent of the New York Airbrake Company in Watertown New York.
Condition: Good condition with minor, expected surface wear.