English Antique B1899 Solid Sterling Silver Combination Vesta & Sovereign Case For Sale
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POSTAGE : UK £4.50 RECORDED/£7.45 SPECIAL DELIVERY, WORLDWIDE £10.25 INT TRACKABLE AIRSURE, EUROPE £10.25 INT TRACKABLE AIRSURE.
Description Anice uncommonEnglishantique Victorian solid sterling silver combination vesta and sovereigncase by the silversmithsDeakin & Francisand with full English silver hallmarks for Birmingham 1899.Good quality example, has a vesta/match case at one endwith a sprung hinged silver lid and with a serrated striker on the top. The other end is a sovereign case with push button lid opener and with an interior sprung coin plate. Exteriorengine-turned engraving, with no added personal engraved inscriptions. Weighsa heavy41 grams.
Measurements Measures approx2.95 inches (75mm) (excluding bow), x 1.25 inches (32mm) and is 0.5 inches (12mm) deep.
Date English antique Victorian solid sterling silver with a full set ofsilver hallmarks for Birmingham 1899 (date letter "x").Hallmarked in at least6 places.
MakerSilversmiths initials "D & F", (Deakin & Francis).
ConditionFairly goodcondition, no splits or cracks, has age-related surface dents and bruises and wear to the exterior engine-turned engraving. The lid hinge on the vesta works well, the button release and silver ring on the sovereign case are not original and the button has lost its tiny silver cover. The interior sprung coin plate works perfectly. No added engraved inscriptions or monograms. Some of the original interior gilding still intact.
Nice unusualEnglish antique solid sterling silver combined vesta and sovereigncase.
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English Antique B1899 Solid Sterling Silver Combination Vesta & Sovereign Case: $88