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Vintage Wooden Shoe Trees, Earl St. Aldwyn.
Two pairs of beechwood shoe trees with a lovely golden patina. The shoe trees are made in three pieces with brass tops and pull rings. One set does have a missing center. The brass tops are engraved "Earl St. Aldwyn."
Earl St Aldwyn, of Coln St Aldwyn in the County of Gloucester, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1915 for the prominent Conservative politician Michael Hicks Beach, 1st Viscount St Aldwyn, known from 1854 to 1907 Sir Michael Hicks Beach, 9th Baronet, of Beverston. He was Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1885 to 1886 and again from 1895 to 1902.