Stunning Art Deco Solid Silver Cigarette Box 1928 Hallmarked Sterling Mounted Nr For Sale
Stunning ART DECO Solid Silver CIGARETTE BOX 1928 Hallmarked Sterling Mounted NR
Birmingham - IT IS NOT ENGRAVED - 8+ troy oz - STUNNING
This is a super VINTAGE ART DECO solid sterling silver mounted cigarette box that was made by the illustrious silversmiths, S. Blanckensee & Son in Birmingham, England in 1925 at their Great Hampton Street workshops. It has a wooden lining and a wooden base. It measures 4 1/4" wide by 3 1/2" deep by 1" high to the top of its lid. It has an engine turned and patterned finish tothe lidand is NOT engraved. The ensemble weighs261.4 grams -almost 8 1/2troy oz.
The base bears the hallmark of S.B&S over Ltd, anchor,lion passant (sterling silver assay mark),A and the top has lion passant andA showing that it was hallmarked in Birmingham in 1925 - I have shown the main hallmark so you can make up your own mind. It is in very good condition with less than the usual light surface scratching and has gainedmuch less than the usual collection of dings but NO dents over the last85 years with NOdistortion to the hinge, NO splits, NO repairs andNO loss of lining. It still shuts well with NO spring and the lining is firm - SUPERB. A really rare vintage art deco box IN VERY GOOD CONDITION afteralmost90 years at a very low start!!!!!!! Postage will be FREE within the UK and from 4.50GBP to international destinations.
Please note that the primary postage costs are for second class (or standard parcels service if the postage cost is over 6.00GBP) within the UK or surface mail to international destinations. First class post usually adds 50% to the quoted postage cost while airmail is typically double the cost of surface mail. If you want to know about the timescales and charges by Royal Mail then I suggest you look at http://www.royalmail.com. Please wait for my invoice with postage options that will be sent very soon after the sale finishes!
If you win more than one of my sales, I am happy to combine packaging to reduce postage costs.
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