Exceptional Finest Quality Silver 999 London Britannia Hallmarked Photo Frame.
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Exceptional Finest Quality Silver 999 London Britannia Hallmarked Photo Frame.:
Exceptional Art Nouveau "Fin de Siecle" period design, English silver photograph frame, the silver is of the finest quality.
The hallmarks are
Leopards Head Mark - London Assay OfficeRare Britannia Mark - Only for finest silver items999 Numerical Mark - Highest purity silver 99.9%Makers Mark: PVFDate letter Mark
The silver has a lovely patina and is beautifully embossed with pomegranate trees and fruit, a favoured motif of the era. The frame has a polished wooden back and strut enabling portrait photographs to be displayed, complete with a genuine moire watered silk lining. The finest purity unalloyed silver has a depth of colour not found on lower grade silver items.
Unlike so many on now, this silver frame is not mass produced abroad but beautifully hand made, using the finest materials by one of the bestEnglishsilver frame makers: PVF.
Brand new and boxed it has never been used so no dings, dents or scratches, a beautiful quality item.
Please note:There is a flood of unhallmarked frames manufactured abroad on now, be aware that the silver on these has not beenindependently assayed and hallmarked by an assay office, any marks they may have are applied by the manufacturer themselves and are not hallmarks!Your trading standards office will assist you if you purchase an article in the UK that is not hallmarked.The UK Hallmarking Act (1973) states that it is an offence for any person, in the course of trade or business, to describe an un-hallmarked article as being wholly or partly made of precious metal(s) or to supply un-hallmarked articles to which such a description is applied.
Approximate overall size of this frame: 8" x 6" inches or 20cm x 15cmDisplays a 5.5" x 4" inch photograph
Post and Packing at cost.This item is well packedin a foam envelope, in a strong box, in a padded postal bag.Sent from France by priority mail, delivery is around 7 working days to the UK and 10 to Australia/United States.
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