Antique Sterling Silver Travelling Or Campaign Shaving Brush & Case Dated 1914 For Sale
Antique Sterling Silver Officers Campaign or Traveling Shaving Brush & Case from London dated 1914
ThisTraveling or Campaign 3/8 inches or 137 mm in total length from the top of the brush to the base of the case or body when the brushis screwed in place, the case or body is just over 2 1/8 inches or 54 mm across the width or diameter of its flared base from side to side by 1 1/2 inches or 39 mm across the width or diameter of its lid and it stands 3 1/8 inches or 80 mm tall to the top of its lid when closed.
The outer body and brush base are made from sterling silver in a circular shape and the outer body or case has a flared base or stand that acts as a drip stop when the shaving brush is in place, it has a treaded screw down lid that would have held shaving soap and the case or body has a removable internal shaving brush that has a threaded lower silver body so that it can be screwed into the lower body of the case for ease of use, this shaving brush could have been made foran officer as a personal item that was designedto be usedin the field during World War I and it has Not been engraved with a previous owners initials or family monogram all as photographed below, the shaving brush and outer case or body have been impressed with matching English sterling silver hallmarks that read as follows,
PHL - t - Leopard Head - Lion Passant
The letter t is the London assay office date letter for 1914, the Leopard Head is the mark of the London assay office, the Lion Passant is the mark of English 925 standard sterling silver and PHL is the Birmingham based silversmith or makers mark of Phineas Harris Levi.
Thecondition used and near Mint for its age.
The shaving brush and case or body have No Dents, No Splits, No Cracks, No Holes and No Repairs that I can find, thecase or body stands straight, the definition and decoration is crisp,the brush is in excellent condition, the brush and lid bot screw tightly onto the body or case with ease, the silver hallmarks are partially rubbed or worn in places but still legible although as this shaving brush is aused antique it does have some extremely minorsurface marks and wear from use along with thepatina of age thatisto be expectedand agentleclean would notgo amiss.Personally I thinkthat this campaign or travelshaving brush can still be used today and that it would make a superb addition to any cabinet collection, I also think that it looks absolutely fantastic considering that it's almost 100 yearsold.
This Superb Quality Antique Sterling SilverOfficers Campaign or Traveling Shaving Brush &Case from London dated 1914 is one of several pieces of antique and collectable silver that I have also listed.
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