Rare Ladies Antique B1897 Victorian Solid Silver Heart Shaped Vesta Match Safe 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 Abeautiful rare Englishantique Victorian ladies solid sterling silver heart-shaped vesta/matchsafe complete with original attached silver bow brooch and with full English silver hallmarks for Birmingham 1897.Excellent quality example insuperb condition, with a sprung, hinged silver lid and a serrated silver striker on the side. Wonderful pristine scroll engraved decoration and with a fully gilt-lined interior. Silver hanging chains and decorative bow brooch with hook and pin catch. No added personal engraved inscriptions or monograms.
Measurements Measures approx4.4 inches (110mm) in length complete.
Date English antiqueVictorian solid sterling silver with a full set ofsilver hallmarks for Birmingham 1897 (date letter "x"). The bow brooch is unmarked but 100% guaranteed solid silver.
MakerSilversmiths initials "C E S", (Charles Edward Soloman).
ConditionSuperbcondition no splits or cracks on the vesta, no repairs, and no knocks, dents or bruises either, honestly lookshardly used. Beautiful original gilded interior and a good strong lid spring. No added monograms in the cartouche. Undamaged silver chains and the bow brooch is in good condition, slightly bent steel pin but works fine. The large attached ring is not silver.
StunningscarceEnglish antique Victorian ladies solid sterling silver heart shaped vesta/match safe, a rare find.
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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