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Presented for sale is Victorian 9ct Solid GoldVesta Case, hallmarked forBirmingham 1897 byDeakin & Francis Ltdweighing 21.6grams.
Thisstunning antique Victorianvery raresolidnine carat gold vesta case isrectangularin shape and curved to fit in a pocket, it has a plainfinishis bright cut engraved to the front with initials and comes with three original little matches inside. It is fully hallmarked to the insiderim with the makers markD&F,9.375 denoting solid9carat gold,theBirmingham assay office Anchor and the date letterX for 1897, the lid is also hallmarked with 9.375 to the inside,please see all the additional photos.
Measuring1 3/4" long by 1 1/4" wide by 3/8" thick approx. it is in excellent used condition withnodents, dings, splits or repairs, thehinged lid is strong with no play in it and shuts tightly flush. Its weight in9ct solid goldis avery heavy21.6grams by my electronic scales. A stunning very rareantique Victorian 9 carat solid gold vesta case in excellent condition, you don't see these solid gold vesta's very often so here is a vesta case collectors dream, please see all my other sales for more qualityitems. Good luck and thank you for looking.
Items will be sent normal first class delivery to keep costs as low as possible,I do package very securely and 1st class postage automatically comes with insurance against loss only upto the value of £50. High value items normally £50+should be sent either 1st Class Recorded or Special Delivery/International Signed For. I describe an sale to the best of my ability, if you require specific knowledge of an item please ask any questions before placing your offer.