VERY RARE NOVELTY SILVER MONEY BOX IN ...

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FEV74

This rare and highly collectable sterling silver money box in the form of a brogue shoe has a very good size. The silver body applied and pierced with realistic details and fitted with the original ribbon shoe lace. The hinged slotted lid opening at the back and fitted with a clasp, allowing if needed a small padlock to be inserted. The interior lined with blue velvet and leather. The sole is beautifully crafted with light oak.

Hallmarks:

Marked on the side of the shoe (very faint).
Partial marks on the inner lid.
Registration number.
Maker's marks erased but these type shoes were the speciality of the silversmith S Blanckensee & Sons.
Registration number: 548913
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "m" for 1911.

Dimensions:

Length: 13cm / 5 inches.
Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Width: 4.5cm / 2 inches.

Condition:

Excellent condition.

Postage UK: 8 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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£395
| $526 USD | €448 EUR

ART DECO SILVER & GUILLOCHE ENAMEL MINIATURE ...

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AVR83

This is an exquisite miniature silver and cobalt blue guilloche enamel novelty purse mirror is in. The front with the original "reduction" mirror. The original puff ball is in place. The engine-turned back a vivid blue. The silver handle fitted with a suspension ring.

Hallmarks:

HW LD for Henry Williamson Ltd.
Dimensions:
Length: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Mirror height x width: 4cm x 3cm / 1.4 inches x 1.2 inches.

Condition:
Very good.
Front in excellent condition.
Mirror in equally good condition.
Minor ding on one side or hollow silver frame.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

GEORGE V SILVER DOUBLE SOVEREIGN CASE BY ...

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JUIN67

This stylish silver double sovereign case is of rounded rectangular form. It has an engine-turned body centred by a circular vacant reserve. It was made in Birmingham in 1913 by the Dennison Watch Case Company. The sprung hinged cover opening to reveal two spring loaded compartments.
Push button clasp.
Suspension loop.
Snaps shut beautifully.
All sprung mechanisms in good order.

Hallmarks:

Inner cover fully hallmarked.
Sovereign frames with date letter and Lion Passant.
A.L.D. for Dennison Watch Case Co
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "o" for 1913.

Dimensions:

Length: 6cm / 2.2 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Height: 1.5cm / 0.6 inches
Weight: 37 g / 1.3 oz.

Condition:

Good.
Sprung mechanisms in very good order.
Push button in very good order.
Snaps shut nicely.
Strong hinge.
Some unevenness on both front and back covers.
Maker's marks very clear.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

GEORGIAN BONE GAMING WHIST BOX COMPLETE WITH ...

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FEB95

This rare and rather exquisite English George III counters box was made from bone. The screw top lid with a domed crystal inset over a gilt anchor within blue and white enamel background.

The box fitted with seven ivory counters.

Condition:

Very good.

Dimensions:

Diameter: 2.7cm / 1 inch.

Georgian counters boxes are few and far between, this is a delightful and rare example.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 10 International Signed For.

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£145
| $193 USD | €164 EUR

GEORGIAN BONE WHIST BOX COMPLETE WITH COUNTERS, ...

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FEB96

This is an exquisite and rather unusual English George III gaming counters box. Made from bone, the screw top lid engraved with the word "Whist" and decorated with green and red motifs
The box fitted with three numbered counters.

Condition:

Very good.

Dimensions:

Diameter: 3cm / 1.2 inches.

Georgian counters boxes are few and far between, this is a delightful and rare example.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 10 International Signed For.
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£145
| $193 USD | €164 EUR

UNUSUAL GEORGIAN SILVER "SOY" SAUCE LABEL, UNMARKED, ...

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FEV75

This rare and rather exquisite George III silver sauce or cruet label is of crescent form with a feather edge border.
It is incised for "SOY"

Hallmarks:
Unmarked as it was often the case with small and early Georgian objects but tested as silver.
Dimensions: 3cm x 1 cm.

Postage
UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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£125
| $166 USD | €142 EUR

EDWARDIAN SCOTTISH SILVER TROWEL SHAPED BOOKMARK BY ...

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AVR66

This delightful silver and mother of pearl bookmark was made by the prolific silversmiths William Henry Collins and is unusually assayed in Glasgow. It is modelled as a trowel.
The blade bearing full hallmarks.

Hallmarks:

WHC for William Henry Collins.
Glasgow Assay Mark.
Date letter "g" for 1929.
Lion Rampant.

Condition:
Excellent.
Dimensions:
Length: 8cm / 3.2 inches.

Postage UK: 5 Recorded Delivery 1st class.
Postage overseas: 7 standard parcel.
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£125
| $166 USD | €142 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..
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GEORGIAN SILVER NUTMEG GRATER BY SAMUEL PEMBERTON. ...

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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.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.

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GEORGIAN SILVER NUTMEG GRATER BY THOMAS WILLMORE, ...

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JUIN98

This exquisite Georgian nutmeg grater bears the marks of the sought-after silversmith Thomas Willmore and is dated Birmingham 1801. 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 rectangular body is the perfect size to house a nutmeg, as can be seen on one of my images. The hinged cover opens to reveal the original steel grater. The inner lid is fully hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

TW for Thomas Willmore
Date letter "i" for 1806.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Duty mark.

Condition:

Excellent
No dings, repairs dents to the cover or main body.
Hinge in excellent condition.
Clear hallmarks.
Crisp decorations.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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GEORGIAN SILVER "EGG" NUTMEG GRATER, CIRCA 1775 ...

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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.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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VICTORIAN SILVER COMBINATION VESTA/ SOVEREIGN HOLDER / ...

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JANV63

This is a rare 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.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.

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SOLD