inscription: Model of
old Brazier at Tresco formerly the beacon light at St. Agnes, Isles of
Scilly. Rd. No. 589292.
St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly
notes: Registered in 1911 and
illustrated and listed as a new model in the 8th edition of The Goss Record.
The matching arms are often given as those of F. (or T.) Algernon
Dorrien-Smith, Lord Proprietor of the Isles of Scilly, and indeed these arms
actually turn up fairly frequently on the model. However, since there appears
to be no direct connection with those specific persons, the
preferred matching arms are those of the geographical location, namely St.
Marys, Isles of Scilly, which is where the Goss agent for the Scilly Isles
was situated. Somewhat curiously, perhaps, the arms of St. Marys seem to
crop up much less frequently than those of the Lord Proprietor, and not just on this model but in general, even though both were
presumably available from the same agent.
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