Unusual Solid Silver Cigarette Case Hallmarked 1930 Excellent Conditionnr
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Unusual Solid Silver Cigarette Case Hallmarked 1930 Excellent Conditionnr:
UNUSUAL Solid Silver CIGARETTE CASE Hallmarked 1930 Excellent ConditionNR
Stunning Design - 3 troy oz - Germany: Louis Kuppenheim
This is a superb VINTAGE ART DECO solid silver cigarette case that was made in Pforzheim, Germany in about 1930 by the illustrious German silversmith, Louis Kuppenheim. It is a double and holds cigarettes on both sides. It measures 2 3/4" wide by3 3/8" high. It is very substantial - it weighs90.1 grams - almost3 troy oz. It has a gorgeousengraved and embossed finish to the front and rear and is NOT engraved to the cartouche on the front.
It has just than the usual light surface scratching but NO dents and few dings picked up overover 80 years. Even the internal gilding is in very good condition - JUST SUPERB - just a little loss in the hinge area.It is hallmarked to the lid with the Reichsmark of a crescent moon & crown (Halbmond und Krone), 800 and LK makers mark showing that it was hallmarked in Germany in about1930. I have shown the hallmark so that you can make up your own mind. A really superbvintage case in a STUNNING design in very good condition after over 80 years!!!!!! Postage will be 4.50GBP both within the UK and 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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