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A very good early 19th century vest pocket snuff box 40mm x 25mm of sturdy construction, the hinge in excellent condition, the lid closing with ease. Surface engraving to base and lid, the latter incorporating a monogrammed oval cartouche. Of unusually high quality, usually seen in silver. Maker's marks to underside of lid.
Moving from left to right, the first is silver plated with a silver plated collar to the handle and some plating worn from the bowl ; the second is a fine robust example with silver plated mounts and a strong bone handle whilst the third is similar to the first but with no plating lost and engraved decoration to the bowl. All handles are securely fixed to the metalwork and the respective prices are : £18.00, £35.00 and £22.00. Just send us a message with your preference before paying and we will advise further.
Comprising inkwell - with Windsor & Newton ink bottle - together with a paperweight and roller blotter, all bearing clear .925 Hallmarks.
Cut glass inkwell bodies with collars and hinged lids in HM silver for London 1886, made by Asprey & Company. Excellent quality with a couple of miniscule nibbles to two corners..
Traditional double-ended silver plated picks in excellent condition and quite the implement for winkling out those elusive pieces of lobster meat. In their original fitted case. Two picks with lobster engraving to the central handle the remaining four plain.
An interesting item of beaten silver - the ladle with pouring lip, the whole item in excellent condition. Hallmarks for Sheffield 1927 clearly visible on underside of handle. Overall length 125mm.
Often described as 'a nurses' buckle', this example in continental silver with elaborate relief decoration of tropical animals. In excellent condition and probably of around .800 silver.
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