RARE SILVER PIN CUSHION MODELLED AS A ...

Item Number
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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£395

NOVELTY GEORGE V SILVER NEEDLE CASE BY ...

Item Number
NOVE73

This amusing solid silver needle case is fully hallmarked for William Vale & Sons and dated Birmingham 1917. Of plain cylindrical form, with a pull-off lid incorporating an opening that opens and closes with a sliding mechanism.

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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£65

RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER FROG PIN CUSHION BY ...

Item Number
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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EDWARDIAN SILVER ELEPHANT PIN CUHSION BY ADIE ...

Item Number
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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EDWARDIAN SILVER "FLEDGLING" PIN CUSHION BY SAMPSON ...

Item Number
MAR 27

This rather sweet silver bird pin cushion is a rarer design then the "hatching" 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 red 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.

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

Item Number
APR94

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

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 dark blue 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 "g" for 1907
RD number: 475678


Condition:

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

Dimensions:

Length: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Height: 4cm / 1.6 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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EXQUISITE EDWARDIAN SILVER ELEPHANT PIN CUSHION BY ...

Item Number
JUIL68

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

Hallmarks:

A&LL for Adie & Lovekin.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "G" for 1906.
Birmingham Assay mark.

Dimensions:

Length up to tail: 6cm / 1.6 inches.
Height: 4cm / 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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DELIGHTFUL SILVER "CHICK" PIN CUSHION BY SAMPSON ...

Item Number
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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NOVELTY VICTORIAN SILVER "CANOE" PIN CUSHION BY ...

Item Number
NOVE46

This exquisite solid silver pin cushion in the form of a canoe was made by the sought-after silversmiths Stokes & Ireland and is dated Chester 1897. The canoe shaped silver casing, with two silver bars and fitted with a dark blue velvet cushion. One side of the canoe fully hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

S.I.Ld for Stokes & Ireland Ltd (William Henry Stokes & Arthur George Ireland)
Chester Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "O" for 1897

Dimensions:

Length: 13cm / 5 inches.
Width: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Height: 4cm / 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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EDWARDIAN SILVER PIG PIN CUSHION, BIRMINGHAM 1905 ...

Item Number
FEV94

This is a wonderful silver pin cushion in the from of a pig, always a very popular subject. It is larger than the norm and full of character and is in very good condition. Fitted with its dark blue velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

Lion Passant.
Date letter "f" for 1905.
Birmingham Assay mark.

Dimensions:
Length up to tail: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Height: 4cm / 1.6 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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RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER PIN CUSHION MODELLED AS ...

Item Number
AOUT 87

This delightful Edwardian silver novelty pin cushion was made by the prolific Henry Matthews and is dated Birmingham 1908. Modelled as a wheel barrow, with an articulated wheel and fitted with the original green velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

HM for Henry Matthews.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "i" for 1908.

Dimensions:

Length up to tail: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 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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RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER THIMBLE HOLDER BY WALKER ...

Item Number
MARS98

This delightful and very unusual Edwardian silver thimble holder is in the form of a coal scuttle. The sloping front embossed with the very sought-after "Reynold's angels " pattern. The interior lined with the original pale blue silk and fitted with a Victorian silver thimble dated Birmingham 1897.

Hallmarks:

W&H for Walker & Hall.
Lion Passant.
RD number 430769

Dimensions:

Height: 3.5 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm
Width: 2.5cm

Condition:

Very good.
Hallmarks partially erased.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.

Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.

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NOVELTY SILVER PIN CUSHION IN THE FORM ...

Item Number
JUIL86

This is a large and unusual sterling silver pin cushion, in the form of a man shoe, having a plain body with laces and an applied decorative band. The sole is beautifully crafted with light oak and the top fitted with a blue velvet pin cushion.

Hallmarks:

S.B & S. Ltd for S Blanckensee & Sons.
Chester Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "M" for 1912.

Dimensions:

Length: 13cm / 5 inches.
Height: 4.5cm / 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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RARE EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER & STEEL THIMBLE ...

Item Number
AUG63

This exquisite mid 19th C. steel topped silver thimble is fitted in its original tortoiseshell case. The delightful octagonal shaped box with ivory banding an push button to the front. The hinged cover with silvered cartouche opening to reveal an interior lined with the original velvet covered thimble holder.

Dimensions:

Silver thimble height: 2cm / 1 inch.
Case: 3cm x 2.5 cm x 2.5cm / 1" x 1.2" x 1.2"

Condition:

Both silver thimble and case in very good condition.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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RARE CONTINENTAL SILVER NOVELTY "UMBRELLA" PIN CUSHION ...

Item Number
JANV83

This delightful and amusing sterling silver pin cushion or hatpin holder dates circa 1910. The silver umbrella resting on a circular plinth and fitted with a navy blue velvet cushion. The underside loaded and covered with brown Morocco leather.

Hallmarks:

800 for silver fineness.
Unidentified maker's marks.

Tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 10cm / 4 inches.
Base diameter: 3.5cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:

Very good.

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

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EXQUISITE EDWARDIAN SILVER PIG PIN CUSHION BY ...

Item Number
APR87

This is a wonderful silver pin cushion in the from of a pig, always a very popular subject. It is full of character and is in good condition. Fitted with its dark blue velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:
ALLD for Adie & Lovekin.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "f" for 1905.
Birmingham Assay mark.

Dimensions:
Length up to tail: 5cm / 2 inches.
Height: 2.5cm / 1 inch.

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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NOVELTY EDWARDIAN SILVER "CANOE" PIN CUSHION BY ...

Item Number
NOVE64

This amusing solid silver pin cushion in the form of a canoe was made by the sought-after silversmiths Saunders & Shepherd and is dated Chester 1903. The silver casing fitted with a dark green velvet cushion. One side of the canoe fully hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

CS*FS for Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings Shepherd.
Chester Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "C" for 1903

Postage UK: 7 Special delivery next day.

Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.

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EXQUISITE EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER THIMBLE, TAPE MEASURE ...

Item Number
FEV88

This is a truly delightful Victorian silver sewing companion dating circa 1840 and presented in its original leather, satin and velvet case. The trio comprise of a silver tape measure with original pink silk tape, an engraved thimble and a double ended silver cased pin cushion.

Unmarked as was often the case with Georgian and early Victorian small items but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Each piece with a height of approx 2cm / 1 inch.
Case: 3cm x 6cm / 1 inch x 2.2 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
No damage to any of the pieces.
Box in very clean condition.

Postage UK: 7 Royal Mail Special delivery.
Postage overseas: 10 International signed for.

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

Item Number
DEC91

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

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 blue 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 "g" for 1907
RD number: 475678


Condition:

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

Dimensions:

Length: 2.5cm / 1 inches.
Height: 2.5cm / 1 inches.
Width: 1.5cm / 0.4 inches.

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

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DELIGHTFUL STERLING SILVER CASED SCISSORS & THIMBLE, ...

Item Number
FEB78

These exquisite cased scissors are marked Sterling. The handles intricately carved with flowers and scrolls. The extremities pierced with lattice designs.

The silver thimble hallmarked for Chester 1923.

Both fitted in the original beautiful leather case with a vivid green velvet and satin interior.

Steel blade.

Hallmarks scissors:

Sterling

Thimble:

HG&S Ld for Henry Griffith & Sons Ltd.
Chester Assay Mark.
Date Letter "x" for 1923.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

Scissors:

Length: 10cm / 4 inches

Case: 14cm x 6cm approx. / 5.4 inches x 2.4 inches.

Condition:

The scissors and thimble are in excellent condition.

The box is in very good condition, snaps shut nicely, minor scuffing on cover commensurate with age.
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DELIGHTFUL GEORGIAN SILVER FILIGREE TAPE MEASURE, CIRCA ...

Item Number
MARS87

This exquisite Georgian silver tape measure dates circa 1820. The filigree work is very delicate and the winding mechanism fully functioning. The pink silk tape unwinds to a length of 15 inches / 37 cm by being holding onto the side of the tape measure and pulling gently on the tape extremity. It can be wound back by turning the top cover clockwise.

Hallmarks:

Unmarked as is practically always the case with filigree items, but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Height: 2cm / 1 inch.
Diameter: 1.5cm / 0.4 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
No damage or loss.

Postage UK: 7 Royal Mail Special delivery.
Postage overseas: 10 International signed for.

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CONTINENTAL SILVER THIMBLE FITTED IN MOTHER OF ...

Item Number
OCT40

This exquisite large size silver thimble is fitted in a delightful sarcophagus shaped abalone and mother of pearl chequered case. The hinged domed cover opening with push button to the front. The interior lined with the original velvet.

Hallmarks:

The silver thimble with tiny continental silver hallmarks, difficult to identify but tested as silver.

Dimensions:

Silver thimble height: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Case: 4cm x 2.5 cm x 3cm / 1.3" x 1" x 1.2"

Condition:

Both silver thimble and case in very good condition.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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EXQUISITE VICTORIAN SILVER THIMBLE CASE, BY THOMAS ...

Item Number
JAN 42

This delightful embossed silver thimble case made by Thomas Hayes has a pretty clasp opening to reveal a red velvet interior. Both sides embossed with floral scrolls around vacant reserves. Both sides fully hallmarked.

Interior fitted with a matching Victorian silver plated thimble.

Hallmarks:

TH for Thomas Hayes.
Biminmgham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "z" for 1899.

Dimensions:

Height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.

Condition:

Excellent.

A gorgeous item.
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NOVELTY EDWARDIAN SILVER NEEDLE, THIMBLE AND THREAD ...

Item Number
NOVE60

This unusual Edwardian silver travelling sewing case is dated Birmingham 1905 and bears the marks of Horton & Allday. Of plain cylindrical form with inner bobbin wheel incorporating a needle case and thimble holder. This is a cleverly designed and still very functional silver piece. All parts are separately hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

H&A for Horton & Allday
Date letter "f" for 1905.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

Height: 6cm / 2.2 inches.
Diameter: 2cm / 0.6 inches.

Condition:

Silver case in excellent condition with no dings or dents.
Inner bobbin/needle/thimble holder in equally good condition.
Good set of hallmarks.


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

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