Vintage Mappin & Webb Solid Silver Shaving Brush Hallmarked 1919 Sterling Nr
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Vintage Mappin & Webb Solid Silver Shaving Brush Hallmarked 1919 Sterling Nr:
Vintage MAPPIN & WEBB Solid Silver SHAVING BRUSH Hallmarked 1919 Sterling NR
LONDON: Mappin & Webb - SUPER CONDITION - V. Rare
This is a really beautiful VINTAGE solid silver mounted traveling shaving brush that was made in London, England in 1919 by the illustrious Victorian silversmiths, MAPPIN & WEBB at their Oxford Street workshops. The brush is very substantial and measures5 1/8" long by 1 1/4" in diameter (4 1/4" long when disassembled for travel). This brush weighs93.8 grams -over 3troy oz. It is NOT engraved.
It is is in very good condition with no splits with a few dingsand dents to the silver, just the usual light surface scratching - SUPER - but the brush is somewhat worn. This piece is hallmarked Mn&Wb, lion passant (sterling silver assay mark),leopard head, dshowing that it was hallmarked in London in 1919. I have shown the hallmark so that you can make up your own mind. This is a very rare and stunning MAPPIN & WEBB piece in super condition after almost 95 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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