RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER FROG PIN CUSHION BY ...

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JUIL94

This is a delightful and very collectable Edwardian silver Novelty "frog" pin cushion. It was made by the prolific Adie & Lovekin and is dated Birmingham 1908. Modelled as a frog, a very desirable subject, and fitted with the original green velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

AL&L for Adie & Lovekin.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "i" for 1908.

Dimensions:

Length: 4.5cm / 1.4 inches.
Width: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Height: 2.5cm / 2 inch.

Condition:

Very good.
Silver casing in very good condition.
Hallmarks are identifiable.
Original velvet cushion a little worn at places, commensurate with age and use.

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£495

DELIGHTFUL VICTORIAN SILVER SHOE PIN CUSHION BY ...

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APR77

This exquisite and rather unusual silver mounted pin cushion was made by the prolific Adie & Lovekin and is dated Birmingham 1891. The plain silver casing modelled as a ladies' shoe and applied with a gorgeous ribbon buckle. Fitted with a blue velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

A&LLD for Adie & Lovekin.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "R" for 1891.

Dimensions:

Length: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Width: 1.5cm / 0.4 inches.
Height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.

Condition:

Silver casing in very good condition..
Cushion in very good condition.

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£225

EDWARDIAN SILVER PIN CUSHION BY T.H. HAZLEWOOD, ...

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MARS93

This unusual Edwardian silver pin cushion or hat pin holder is dated Birmingham 1905 and was made by T. H. Hazlewood & Co. Of circular form, the maroon velvet domed cushion fitted with a sterling silver cover pierced with geometric designs. The loaded base with black Morocco leather.

Hallmarks:

T.H.H for T. H. Hazlewood & Co.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter "e" for 1905.
Lion passant.

Dimensions:

Diameter: 8.5cm / 3.2 inches.
Height: 2cm / 0.6 inches.

Condition:

Good.
Silver cover in good condition, no losses, no dents.

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£195

RARE FRENCH PALAIS ROYAL MOTHER OF PEARL ...

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JUIN58

This is a rare and elegant mid-19th Century French Palais Royal needle box. The slant cover engraved with the words "Aiguilles" - Needles - and heightened in navy blue. It was designed to hold needle packets hence no lining was required.

Dimensions:

Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Depth: 1.5cm / 0.5 inches.

Condition:

Excellent.

Delivery:

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£195

EDWARDIAN SPOT HAMMERED SILVER "CANOE" PIN ...

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OCT87

This exquisite and rather rare solid silver pin cushion in the form of a canoe is dated Birmingham 1905 and bears the mark of the sought-after silversmiths Saunders & Shepherd. The spot hammered silver casing fitted with a blue velvet cushion. The base fully hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

CS*FS for Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings Shepherd.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "e" for 1905.

Dimensions:

Length: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Height: 2.5cm / 1 inch.

Condition:

Very good.

Postage:

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£195

EXQUISITE EARLY VICTORIAN TORTOISESHELL NEEDLE BOX, CIRCA ...

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APR96

This delightful and rare mid-19th Century tortoiseshell casket is designed to hold sewing pin packs. In the form of a miniature knife box, the sloped hinged cover pulls off to reveal the original paper lining.

Dimensions:

Height: 5cm / 2 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1.1 inches.
Depth: 1.5cm / 0.5 inches.

Condition:

Excellent condition for its age.
Very rarely are these tortoiseshell sewing objects seen in such condition:
No losses, tortoiseshell panels all intact , glossy appearance, pristine interior.

Delivery:

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£165

SILVER THIMBLE BY CHARLES HORNER, CHESTER 1910 ...

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FEV70

This delightful George V cased silver thimble was made in Chester 1910 by the collectable Charles Horner. The lower section of the thimble fully hallmarked. The Morocco leather case lined with velvet and satin.

Hallmarks:

CH for Charles Horner.
Lion Passant.
Chester Assay Mark.
Date letter "K" for 1910.
Size number 6.

Dimensions:

Height of the case: 3 cm
Height of the thimble: 2.5cm
Diameter: 1.8cm

Condition:

Good.
Both silver thimble and case in good condition.

Postage:

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£130

CASED VICTORIAN SILVER THIMBLE BY SAMUEL FOSKETT, ...

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NOVE70

This delightful Victorian sterling silver thimble is dated London 1898 and bears the marks of Samuel Foskett, thimble maker, Clerkenwell, London. The lower section of the thimble with exquisite foliate shaped patterns. It is fully hallmarked and fits snuggly in its original leather case lined with velvet and satin.

Hallmarks:

SF for Samuel Foskett.
Lion Passant.
London Assay Mark.
Date letter "c" for 1898.

Dimensions:

Height of the case: 3 cm
Height of the thimble: 2.5cm
Diameter: 1.8cm

Condition:

Very good.
Both silver thimble and case in very good condition.

Postage:

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£125

UNUSUAL MID-VICTORIAN ORMULU NOVELTY TAPE MEASURE & ...

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FEV84

This is a charming mid-Victorian Novelty tape measure and pin cushion. In the form of circular upholstered drum, sthe original printed tape in insand wound from the base.

Dimensions:

Height: 4cm / 1.5 inches.
Diameter: 5cm / 2 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
No damage or loss.

Postage:

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£125

RARE 19TH C. FRENCH PALAIS ROYAL MOTHER ...

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DEC83

This exquisite 19th Century French Palais Royal "Grand Tour" sewing companion dates circa 1860. The circular alabaster base supporting a mother of pearl and gilt mounted egg below a bird catch, the gilt interior with thimble, stiletto, scissors and a bodkin, the other bodkin missing. The eagle finial operates as a spring push mechanism. When turned anti clockwise and gently pushed down, it opens to reveal a fitted gilt interior. The underside of the alabaster base lined with the original turquoise paper. These "Grand Tour" sewing companions are few and far between and this is a lovely example in great condition.

Dimensions:

Height: 11.5cm / 4.6 inches.
Diameter: 6.5cm / 2.5 inches.

Condition:

Very good condition.
No damage to the mother of pearl.
Spring mechanism in good working order.
Original interior in good condition.
One tool misissing.

Delivery:

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RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER TEDDY BEAR PIN CUSHION ...

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FEV97

This is a truly delightful and very collectable pin cushion in the form of a seated teddy bear. It is dated Chester 1909 and bears the hallmarks of the BOots Pure Drug Company. The back fitted with then original purple velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

BPDC for Boots Pure Drug Company
Chester assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "l" for 1909.

Dimensions:

Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:
Silver casing and cushion in very good condition.
Sits firmly on its legs.
No repairs.

Postage UK: 7 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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GEORGE V SILVER FROG PIN CUSHION BY ...

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JUIN88

This delightful and very collectable George V silver novelty frog pin cushion was made by the prolific Adie & Lovekin and is dated Birmingham 1911. Modelled as a frog, a very desirable subject, and fitted with the original blue velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:
AL&L for Adie & Lovekin.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "m" for 1911.

Dimensions:

Length: 4.5cm / 1.4 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Height: 2.5cm / 2 inch.

Condition:

Excellent.

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