This fine vintage trophy cup is engraved "Grafton Trophy". It dates from the c1930 - 1940. It is silver plated and is in fabulous condition. No loss to the plating. The lid comes off. Classic loving cup style on lacquered metal base. Grafton is a community near Cobourg, Ontario. The event the cup was engraved for is unknown. It measures 14" high by 8" wide.
The following is credited to: "The Jewel Box Book Newsletter" by Joanne V. Wiertella
" 1924 Benedict-Proctor Manufacturing Company, Limited, Trenton Ontario, started business in Toronto on January 13, 1913, being engaged in plating blanks from their Syracuse factory. In June, 1913 they bought the Defries-Woodman Company of Alliston, and in 1918 moved to Trenton. Their list of products now includes silver……………….Leo G. Proctor is president of the company; Harry L. Benedict, vice-president; and E.M. Parker, manager. Mr. Proctor is half owner of the stock, the balance being held by the Benedict Mfg. Co., East Syracuse. Industrial Canada, Vol 25
1926. The Benedict Proctor Mfg. Co., manufacturer of silver plate ware. jewel boxes, etc., will build a large addition to factory here. Trenton, ONT., Canada. Industry week: Volume 79"
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