DELIGHTFUL GEORGIAN SILVER "FLOWER BASKET" PIN CUSHION ...

Item Ref
NOV82

This exquisite silver pin cushion modelled as a flower basket was made circa 1800. These early pin cushions are quite scarce hence very desirable.
The silver basket engraved with flowers and shells and fitted with a rope-twist articulated handle. The base with basket-weave decorations. The blue velvet cushion, later replaced, is most probably Victorian.

Hallmarks:

IT for Joseph Taylor, under the handle.

Dimensions:
Height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Width: 3cm / 1.3 inches.
Depth: 2 cm / 0.6 inch.

Condition:
Excellent.
Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

EXQUISITE VICTORIAN SILVER CHATELAINE PIN CUSHION, CIRCA ...

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SEPT85

This is a delighful silver pin cushion. Of fan shape, with three sides fitted with a velvet cushion. The top with a ring attachment. It most probably was one of the components of a silver chatelaine. The triangular shaped body pierced and embossed with foliate scrolls.

Hallmarks:

Unmarked, as was often the case with small objects, but tested as silver.

Dimensions:
Length: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Width: &cm / 0.6 inches.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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£155
| $206 USD | €176 EUR

EXQUISITE CASED VICTORIAN SILVER THIMBLE BY CHARLES ...

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SEPT66

This delightful cased silver thimble was made in Chester 1900 by the collectable Charles Horner. The red Morocco leather case lined with red velvet is in pristine condition.

Hallmarks:

CH for Charles Horner.
Lion Passant.
Chester Assay Mark.
Size number.

Dimensions:

Height of the case: 3 cm
Heighht of the thimble: 2cm
Diameter: 1.5cm

Condition:

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

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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£125
| $166 USD | €142 EUR

NOVELTY GEORGE V SILVER SACCHARIN DISPENSER ...

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NOVE73

This rare solid silver saccharin dispenser is fully hallmarked for William Vale & Sons and dated Birmingham 1917. Of plain cylindrical form. The pull-off lid incorporating a sliding mechanism, dispensing individual saccharin pills.

Hallmarks:

W.V&S for William Vale & Sons.
Date letter "s" for 1917.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:
Height: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Diameter: 0.7cm / 0.2 inch.

Condition:
Very good.
Minor ding on one corner.
Postage UK: 7 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: 8 International Signed For.
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£115
| $153 USD | €130 EUR

RARE SILVER PIN CUSHION MODELLED AS A ...

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APR88

This delightful silver novelty pin cushion was made by the prolific Adie & Lovekin and is dated Birmingham 1922. Modelled as a wheel barrow, with an articulated wheel and fitted with a dark blue velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

ALLD for Adie & Lovekin.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "x" for 1922.

Dimensions:

Length: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Width: 2cm / 0.3 inch.
Height: 3cm / 1.3 inches.

Condition:
Silver wheel barrow and cushion in excellent condition.
Clear marks.
Articulated wheel in functioning order.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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SOLD
| $526 USD | €448 EUR

RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER FROG PIN CUSHION BY ...

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AOUT84

This delightful Edwardian silver novelty frog pin cushion was made by the prolific Adie & Lovekin and is dated Birmingham 1910. Modelled as a frog, with an articulated wheel and fitted with the blue velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

AL&L for Adie & Lovekin.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "l" for 1910.

Dimensions:

Length: 4.5cm / 1.4 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Height: 2cm / 0.6 inches.

Condition:

Excellent.
Maker's marks slightly rubbed but identifiable.

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

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SOLD
| $526 USD | €448 EUR

RARE NOVELTY SILVER PIN CUSHION IN THE ...

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NOV86

This rare and fabulous sterling silver pin cushion in the form of a ladies' shoe has a very good size, measuring over 5"" long. The elongated plain silver body with bright-engraved border and patent number. The casing fitted with the original green velvet and the front with green original green satin bow. The sole is beautifully crafted with light oak and the heel is rather elegant.

Hallmarks:
S.B & S. Ltd for S Blanckensee & Sons.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "m" for 1911.

Dimensions:
Length: 13cm / 5 inches.
Height: 5cm / 2 inches.

Condition:
Silver casing and cushion in very good condition.
Postage UK: 8 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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SOLD
| $459 USD | €391 EUR

EDWARDIAN SILVER SWAN PIN CUSHION BY BRITTON ...

Item Ref
SEPT88

This delighful silver swan pin cushion bears the marks of Britton Gould & Co and is dated Birmingham 1906. The body with detailed plumage rests on an oval silver base, the cushion finished in teal velvet.

Hallmarks:

BG&Co for Britton Gould &Co.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion passant.
Date letter "k" for 1906.

Condition:
Very good.
Body in excellent condition.

Dimensions:
Length: 6cm / 2.2 inches.
Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inches.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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SOLD
| $433 USD | €368 EUR

SAMPSON MORDAN EDWARDIAN SILVER "FLEDGLING" PIN CUSHION, ...

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JUIN87

This rather sweet silver chick pin cushion is a rarer design then the "hatching" chick pin cushion, it bears the marks of Sampson Mordan & Co Ltd, which makes it all the more desirable. Detailed plumage resting on an oval solid silver base, with the chick's back being the cushion, which is finished in navy blue velvet.

Hallmarks:
SM & Co for Sampson Mordan & Co Ltd.
Sheffield Assay mark.
Lion passant.
Date letter "n" for 1905.

Condition:
Very good.
Velvet in excellent condition.

Dimensions:
Length tail to beak: 5cm / 2 inches.
Height: 3.5cm / 1.4 inches.
Width: 3cm / 1.2 inches.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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SOLD
| $393 USD | €334 EUR

RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER SHOE PIN CUSHION BY ...

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AOUT88

This rare silver mounted pin cushion was made by the prolific Samuel M Levi and is dated Birmingham 1909. The silver casing realistically modelled as a leather boot. Fitted with a blue velvet cushion. The side impressed with patent number.

Hallmarks:

S.M.L for Samuel M Levi.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "t" for 1918.

Dimensions:

Length: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Width: 2cm / 0.6 inches.
Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:

Silver casing and cushion in very good condition.

Postage UK: 8 Special delivery next day.

Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.

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SOLD
| $393 USD | €334 EUR

EDWARDIAN SILVER ELEPHANT PIN CUHSION BY ADIE ...

Item Ref
MARS86

This is a wonderful novelty silver pin cushion in the from of an elephant, always a very popular subject. It is in very good condition. Fitted with its original blue velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

A&LL for Adie & Lovekin.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "h" for 1907.
Birmingham Assay mark.

Dimensions:

Length up to tail: 4cm / 1.6 inches.
Height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.

Condition:

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

Postage UK: 7 Special delivery next day.

Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.

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SOLD
| $393 USD | €334 EUR

DELIGHTFUL SILVER "CHICK" PIN CUSHION BY SAMPSON ...

Item Ref
AVR90

This novelty silver "hatching chick" pin cushion was designed by the collectable Sampson Mordan & Co and is fully hallmarked for Chester 1907.

It is the large example.

The pin cushion is designed as a newly hatched chick sitting in half an egg shell. It is beautifully detailed, with the chick's back being the cushion, which is finished in fuschia velvet.

The chick is 'weighted' in such a way that, should it be knocked over, it will 'right' itself.


Hallmarks:

SM & Co for Sampson Mordan & Co Ltd.
Lion passant.
Chester Assay mark.
Date letter erased.
RD number: 47567 which dates it to 1907.


Condition:

Very good.
Velvet in excellent condition.
A few minor pin pricks.

Dimensions:

Length: 5cm / 2 inches.
Height: 4cm / 1.6 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inches.

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

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SOLD
| $366 USD | €312 EUR