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1+ Pint The King's Shilling Tankard

1+ Pint The King's Shilling Tankard

Regular price $99.00 USD
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Product Description

If you don’t remember the era before decimalisation in the UK, you may not know that the value of a shilling in ‘new’ money is 5 pence. That wouldn’t encourage you to join the Navy in the 21st century, would it? But back when this was the inducement to join, it was probably worth a week’s wages.

Read the full story, engraved on this beautiful tankard, of how the press gangs duped men into joining the Navy. Learn how the landlords of dockside pubs started to have tankards made with a glass bottom so that their customers could relax and not worry about having a shilling slipped into their beer.

Remember that shillings were still in use during the reign of our current queen, and so your shilling may be a ‘King’s shilling’ or a Queen’s Shilling, depending on its age.

When you buy this tankard as a gift, you may want to have it engraved on the back to commemorate the date of the special occasion. A passing out parade is a perfect occasion, and you can have this tankard engraved and delivered in the UK the day after your order it – if you order before 1pm.

The tankard itself is made of heaving gauge pewter and holds a little over a pint. The handle is suitably sturdy to feel secure in your hand when you hold your favourite brew.

We regularly supply this tankard to ships and submarines of the Royal Navy.

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"Denise Cook"
1+ Pint The King's Shilling Tankard

"Haven\u2019t used it yet ( and hope it\u2019s as functional as it is beautiful) My husband was delighted with his present and I was very happy in my dealings with the company and the quality and look of the tankard. "

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"Anonymous"
1+ Pint The King's Shilling Tankard

"Fast delivery, packaged beautifully "

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"Rae Pace"
1+ Pint The King's Shilling Tankard

"This is a birthday present for my partner in June. he hasn't seen it yet n\r\nBut I love it. It is exactly what he wanted. Great price and delivery was prompt. Would definately recommend"

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"Jolene Mann"
1+ Pint The King's Shilling Tankard

"Excellent quality "

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"kev hudson"
1+ Pint The King's Shilling Tankard

Beautiful tankard , bough as a presentation for someone , will have to buy my own . Truly lovely piece of work

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