The catch and pin make me think it's made by Otto Schickle, but best wait for Adrian, Nick and the other EK guys to comment.
'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'
In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.
I agree. I would say that this piece was made just prior to or during ww2.
The core details look very much like my one piece Otto Schickle. I will have
to go on Ned's word about the pin and catch. I'm not up on my TR era
Here is mine to compare against---
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I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
Thank you Gents, i've searched on that maker and i think you are right Ned, it has the same catch and pin, also the crown and the W looks simular as the ones i found to compare!