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Suprb Large Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Lock Down Travelling Inkwell L1850 For Sale
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POSTAGE : UK £4 RECORDED/£6.75 SPECIAL DELIVERY, WORLDWIDE £10, EUROPE £10 INT TRACKABLE AIRSURE.
Description Awonderful large early antique Victorian solid sterling silver & faceted crystal glasslock-down travellinginkwell by the silversmiths Frances Douglasand with full English silver hallmarks for London 1850. Superb qualityexample, an uncommon larger than usual size, inexcellent condition withhinged sterling silver lid and frameand complete with original screw-down threaded silver key.Attractive engine-turned engraved decoration with a handsome large "gothic" cartouche. Niceclean interior,with undamaged leather seal. Small engraved estate crest in cartouche.
Measurements Scarce large size, measures approx3.3inches (85mm) x 1.9 inches (47mm) and stands1.8 inches (46mm) in height, (including key).
Date Antique Victorian solid sterling silver with a full set of English silver hallmarks forLondon 1850(gothic date letter "P"). Includes the sovereigns duty mark of Queen Victoria. Hallmarked on the frame, the inner plateand the key.
Maker Silversmiths initials "F.D", (Frances Douglas).
ConditionExcellent condition, no splits or cracks to the silver, no solder repairs, definitely no holes and no knocks or dents either, a nice clean example. The hinged lid works perfectly and the thread on thesilver keyis still good and screws down tightly.The crystal glass bottle in ingreat condition, still nice and clear, no cracks or hairlines,a couple of teeny fleabite edge nicks, really nothing at all. The interior leather seal is still in lovelycondition too, no tears or shrinkage.
Stunning large sized English antique solid sterling silver screw-down travelling inkwell, a particularly fine example.
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Worldwide: £10 (Airsure - if applicable)
Europe: £10 (Airsure - if applicable)
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Suprb Large Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Lock Down Travelling Inkwell L1850: $155