English Antique Solid Sterling Silver Combination Vesta & Sovereign Case
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English Antique Solid Sterling Silver Combination Vesta & Sovereign Case:
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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 Afine rareEnglishantique solid sterling silver combination vesta and sovereigncase by the silversmithsDeakin & Francisand with full English silver hallmarks for Birmingham 1902.Excellent 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. Attractive exteriorscroll engravingand complete withsilver bow. Weighsa heavy41 grams.Measurements Measures approx2.95 inches (75mm) (excluding bow), x 1.25 inches (32mm) and is 0.55 inches (13mm) deep. Date English antique solid sterling silver with a full set ofsilver hallmarks for Birmingham 1902 (date letter "c").Hallmarked in at least 4 places. MakerSilversmiths initials "D & F", (Deakin & Francis). ConditionNice condition, has a few little age-related surface dents and bruises, nothing bad. Both lid hinges work fine and the spring on the vesta lid is strong. Has age wear to the exterior engraving and has a couple of small splits on one side, (see last photo, could be repaired if wanted, but pretty tight and secure).No added engraved inscriptions or monograms. Some of the original interior gilding still intact. Lovely unusualEnglish antique solid sterling silver combined vesta and sovereigncase. Shipping and packing and rates
UK £7.45/£4.50 (Special delivery/1st class recorded)
Worldwide: £10.25 (Airsure - if applicable)
Europe: £10.25 (Airsure - if applicable)
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