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Superb Rare Antique Victorian C1870 Mauchline Tartan Ware Sewing Scissors Case For Sale
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POSTAGE : UK £4.50 RECORDED/£7.45 SPECIAL DELIVERY, WORLDWIDE £12 INT TRACKABLE AIRSURE, EUROPE £11 INT TRACKABLE AIRSURE.
Description A stunning tartan-waresewing scissors casedecorated in the "Rob Roy" pattern tartan and dating from around 1870. Superb quality examplein excellent condition and a scarce large Tartan ware item.Fabulous case, with lift-up lid and complete with its original polished steel lid catch with sprung lid opener. Has its original purple velvet and silk lined interior and has individual compartments for pairs of scissors. Comes with 4 pairs of antique steel scissors. With no added personal inscriptions or monograms. Stamped with the Rob Roy pattern name in gold.
Measurements Measures approx 6.95 inches (175mm) x2.15 inches (55mm) and is approx1.25 inches (32mm) deep.
Date Antique19th Century Victorianand dating from around 1870-1880.
Condition Excellentcondition, and ready to be used. No splits or cracks to the wood andno repairs. The tartan covering is in beautiful condition, still with superb bright colours, hardly any wear or rubbing and definitely no loss to the decoration, a superb example.The lift-up lid and the antique steel lid catch both work perfectly and there is some lovely engraved decoration on the catch.The interior velvet and silk lining is all original and still in great condition, no tears or stains. Complete with 4 antique pairs of steel scissors, not matching or original but good period examples. No added personal inscriptions or monograms.
Asuperb rare large antique 19th Century mauchline tartan ware sewing scissors case, a stunning piece. Look out for the other interesting antique Tartan-ware items we are also currently listing.
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Worldwide: £12(Airsure - if applicable)
Europe: £11(Airsure - if applicable)
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