VICTORIAN SILVER SOVEREIGN CASE , BIRMINGHAM 1887 ...

Item Ref
APR79

This simple Victorian silver single sovereign case is of circular form. It has a plain body with no inscriptions. The sprung hinged cover opening to reveal a spring loaded compartment.
Push button clasp with gilt suspension loop.
Snaps shut beautifully.
Sprung mechanisms in good order.

Hallmarks:
Inner cover fully hallmarked.
Sovereign frame with date letter and Lion Passant.

Makers marks unidentified.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "o" for 1887.

Dimensions:
Diameter 3cm - 1 inch
Weight: 15 g / 0.5 ounce.

Condition:
Very good.
Sprung mechanism in very good order.
Push button in very good order.
Snaps shut nicely.
Strong hinge.
No dings or dents.

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£175
| $233 USD | €198 EUR

UNUSUAL EDWARDIAN SILVER SIDE LOADING SOVEREIGN CASE ...

Item Ref
SEPT95

This is a very unusual Edwardian silver sovereign case. It is of compressed circular form with attached suspension ring, an open sprung central sovereign compartment with side loading slot.

Patented design.

Hallmarks:

I.J.E & C for I J Evans & Co.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "c" for 1902.

Dimensions:

Diameter 3cm - 1.2 inches

Condition:

Good.
Sprung mechanism in very good order.
Strong hinge.
No dings to the front.
One minor ding on the side, barely noticeable, mentioned for accuracy.
Clear hallmarks.

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£165
| $220 USD | €187 EUR

DELIGHTFUL SILVER & MOTHER OF PEARL BOOKMARK ...

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JUIL99

This exquisite and rather unusual sword-shaped bookmark was made by the prolific Birmingham silversmiths Crisford & Norris and dates circa 1920
The mother of pearl handle mounted with a plain silver ferrule.
The blade is hallmarked.

Hallmarks:
C&N for Crisford & Norris
Impressed SILVER

Condition:
Excellent.

Dimensions:
Length: 5cm / 2 inches.

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£125
| $166 USD | €142 EUR

GEORGE V SILVER HAT PIN STAND, LONDON ...

Item Ref
DEC66

This elegant silver hatpin stand is hallmarked for London 1921. It is raised on a circular base and fitted with the original blue velvet cushion. The base has a black leather underside.
The silver stem with ball finial and a scalloped holder divided in six sections.

Hallmarks:
JE
Date letter "f" for 1921.
London Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Dimensions:
Height: 11cm / 5 inches.
Base: 6cm / 2.2 inches.

Condition:
Reasonable.
Silver base a little uneven.
Velvet a little worn.

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Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£125
| $166 USD | €142 EUR

EDWARDIAN SILVER NAPKIN CLIP BY GEORGE EDWIN ...

Item Ref
APR86

This delightful Edwardian solid silver napkin clip is hallmarked for Birmingham 1§907 and bears the marks George Edwin Walton. The disk engraved with ivy, the back fully hallmarked. The mechanism fully functioning;

Hallmarks:

G.E.W for G E Walton & Co Ltd (George Edwin Walton)
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "h" for 1907.

Dimensions:

Diameter: 1.5cm / 0.4 inches
Height: 3.5cm / 1.3 inches.

Condition:

Excellent.

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Postage overseas: £10 International Signed For.

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£115
| $153 USD | €130 EUR

LATE VICTORIAN SILVER MENU HOLDER BY LAWRENCE ...

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NOVE75

This is an unusual and very elegant Victorian silver menu holder modelled with the word "Menu" .
It has twin back supports and a folding stand.

Hallmarks:
LE for Lawrence Emanuel.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "z" for 1899.
Dimensions:
Length: 5cm / 2 inches
Height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Condition:
Excellent.
Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
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£105
| $140 USD | €119 EUR

RARE GEORGIAN SILVER TRAVELLING CORKSCREW BY JOSEPH ...

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JUIN62

This exquisite and very rare Georgian silver travelling corkscrew is dated Birmingham 1794 and was made by the prolific silversmith John Taylor, who specialised in small pieces and objects of vertu.

The silver collar with a stunning green stained ivory barrel-shaped handle. The reeded cover unscrews to reveal the original steel helix. The cover is fully hallmarked at the base, which is quite unusual and is a bonus.

Hallmarks:

IT for Joseph Taylor.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter "w" for 1794.
Duty Mark.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

Height: 8cm / 3 inches.
Width: 5cm / 2 inches.

Condition:

Very good

Silver in very good condition..
SOLD
| $792 USD | €674 EUR

RARE GEORGIAN SILVER NUTMEG GRATER BY SAMUEL ...

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JANV95

This exquisite and very unusual Georgian nutmeg grater bears the marks of the sought-after silversmith Samuel Pemberton and is dated Birmingham 1795. Nutmeg graters are scarce and usually in poor condition. This one is in excellent order, is fully hallmarked, which is not always the case.
The bright-cut cylindrical body is the perfect size to house a nutmeg, as can be seen on one of my images. The pull-off domed cover opens to reveal the original steel grater. The lower section with a pull-off lid protecting the grater. The inner lid is fully hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

S.P for Samuel Pemberton..
Date letter "x" for 1795.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Duty mark.

Condition:

Very good.

No dings, repairs dents to the cover or main body.
Pull-off base in excellent condition.
Clear hallmarks.
Crisp decorations.
One minor split on domed cover, commensurate with age, tiny and mentioned for accuracy.

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SOLD
| $632 USD | €538 EUR

DELIGHTFUL GEORGIAN SILVER "EGG" NUTMEG GRATER, CIRCA ...

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APR76

This is a divine George III silver egg-shaped nutmeg grater. The pull-off cover revealing a steel rasp. Engraved all over with delicate bright-cut decorations. Unmarked, as it was very often the case with Georgian small objects of vertu , but guaranteed and tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 4cm / 1.6 inches.

Condition:

Excellent.

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SOLD
| $566 USD | €482 EUR

VERY RARE VICTORIAN SILVER COMBINATION VESTA/ SOVEREIGN ...

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JANV63

This is a superb quality Victorian silver combination Vesta/Sovereign Holder/Stamp Holder with Toothpick and Pencil. It is fully hallmarked for Chester 1898 and bears the Patent number 4709. The front engraved with initials and a crest, the back plain. The lid with spring mechanism incorporates a striker. The back with hinged cover opens to reveal a sovereign holder and a stamp compartment.

The spine fitted with suspemsion loop. by Wm Neale. I

It is rare to find one of these in complete form.

Hallmarks:

D&F for Deakin & Francis.
Chester Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "P" for 1898

Dimensions:

Length: 6cm / 2.4 inches.
Width: 3.5cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
Spring mechanism in good working order.
Stamp lid snaps shut.
Minor surface scratching commensurate with age.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
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SOLD
| $566 USD | €482 EUR

RARE & EXQUISITE EDWARDIAN SILVER AIDE MEMOIRE ...

Item Ref
OCTO71

This unique and rather wonderful solid silver, sprung mechanism, aide mémoire was made by the excellent Chester silversmith Colen Cheshire. The cover is engraved and embossed with two tweeting birds on a branch, it is very naturalistic in style. It is hinged and maintained in place by a side silver lead pencil. The interior with the original notebook, most pages still present .

Hallmarks:

CC for Colen Cheshire
Chester Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "c" for 1903.

Condition:

Excellent.
Clear hallmarks.
Sprung mechanism in perfect working order.
Pencil slides in beautifully and retains the original lead pencil.


Dimensions:

Height: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Width: 4.5cm / 1.6 inches.


Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
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SOLD
| $526 USD | €448 EUR

GEORGIAN SILVER APPLE CORER, PETER & ANN ...

Item Ref
SE88

Superb George III solid silver apple corer by the very collectable Bateman silversmiths.

Georgian apple corers are now quite rare and very desirable.

Elegant plain form.

The finial with engraved initials

Hallmarks:

PB over AB for Peter & Ann Bateman
Lion Passant
Date letter for 1794

Condition:

Pretty good for a useful ustensil dating 215 years.

Minor 4mm split on top of blade (as seen on image 2).

Minor ding on handle.

Maker's marks partially rubbed.

Dimensions:

15.5 cm long
Diameter of handle: 1.5cm
SOLD
| $499 USD | €425 EUR