EXQUISITE GEORGE V SOLID SILVER COCKTAIL PURSE ...

Item Number
MARS87

This exquisite solid silver purse was made in Birmingham 1917. Of conventional form, the front engraved with foliate scrolls surrounding a heart-shaped reserve. The back with conforming foliate scrolls.

The clasp opens to reveal a light tan leather interior divided in three compartments.
The sides fitted with a chain and suspension ring to allow a lady to hold her purse while holding her cocktail glass.

Hallmarks:

F.D.L for F D long.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter "s" for 1917.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:
9cm x 6.5cm - 3 3/8 inches x 2 4/8 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
No dents.
Good clasp.
Clean undamaged interior.
Good set of marks.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£165

DELIGHTFUL GEORGE V SOLID SILVER COCKTAIL PURSE ...

Item Number
APR66

This exquisite solid silver purse was made in Birmingham 1917. It has an unusual and pretty shape resembling the form of a butterfly wing. The front engraved with a ribbon-tied garland. The back plain.
The clasp opens to reveal the original blue moire silk interior divided in three compartments.
The sides fitted with a chain and suspension ring to allow a lady to hold her purse while holding her cocktail glass.

Hallmarks:
Maker's marks erased.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter "s" for 1917.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:
10cm x 5cm - 4 inches x 2 inches.

Condition:
Fair.
A few minor dents on the back..
Good clasp.
Clean undamaged interior.
Date letter and Lion passant only.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£155

EDWARDIAN SILVER PURSE INLAID WITH CONNEMARA MARBLE, ...

Item Number
JNV 11

This is an exquisite pebble-shaped silver purse. The oval body inlaid with connemara marble shamrocks surrounded by foliate decorations. Opens to reveal a light tan leather interior divided in three compartments. The back left plain bears the hallmarks. The sides with silver chain.

Hallmarks:

MBROS for the Mousley Brothers.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Date letter "g" for 1906.
Lion passant.


Dimensions and Weight:

7cm x 5.5cm: 3 inches x 2 inches.
Weight: 56g / 1.9 oz.

Condition:

Very good.
Front in perfect condition with no loss to the marble and no dings.
Back with slight unevenness.
Hallmarks slightly rubbed but legible.
Leather interior in very good condition.


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

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DELIGHTFUL EDWARDIAN SILVER PURSE BY HENRY MATTHEWS, ...

Item Number
NOVE61

This is a very pretty silver purse made in Birmingham 1906 by the reputed Henry Matthews. Of unusual shell form, both sides embossed with foliate scrolls. The fully functioning front clasp opening to reveal the original moire green silk interior.

Fitted with its original chain and ring handle.

Hallmarks:

H M for Henry Matthews.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "g" for 1906.

Dimensions:

5cm x 6cm: 3.2 inches x 2.3 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
one minor ding to the front , barely noticeable.
Excellent set of hallmarks.
Original interior in good condition with no tears.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.

Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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EXQUISITE ART NOUVEAU SILVER PURSE BY HENRY ...

Item Number
JUIL98

This is a very pretty silver purse made in Birmingham 1906 by the renowned Henry Matthews. The front charmingly embossed with irises, a very popular pattern. The fully functioning front clasp opening to reveal the original moire green silk interior.

Fitted with its original chain and ring handle.



Hallmarks:

HM for Henry Matthews.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "g" for 1906.

Dimensions and Weight:

6.5cm x 5cm: 2.4 inches x 2.2 inches.
Weight: 40g / 1.4 oz.

Condition:

Very good.
one minor ding to the front , barely noticeable.
Excellent set of hallmarks.
Interior with original silk compartments.


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

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EDWARDIAN SOLID SILVER SPOT-HAMMERED COCKTAIL PURSE BY ...

Item Number
JANV92

This exquisite solid silver purse was made in Birmingham 1910. Of rounded rectangular form, both sides with a spot-hammered finish. The clasp opens to reveal a dark green moire silk interior divided in three compartments.
The sides fitted with a chain and suspension ring to allow a lady to hold her purse while holding her cocktail glass.

Hallmarks:
S&Co for Sydney & Co.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter "l" for 1910.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:
Length: 12cm / 5 inches.
Height: 6cm / 2 inches.
Width: 2cm / 1 inch.

Condition:
Very good.
No dents.
Good clasp.
Clean undamaged interior.
Good set of marks.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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ART NOUVEAU SILVER MOUNTED CROCODILE PURSE BY ...

Item Number
OCT46

This tactile silver mounted small crocodile purse is dated Birmingham 1901. The purse, a rich glossy colour, opens to reveal a light tan leather interior with two compartments for notes, documents and stamps and a central purse for coins.

The hallmarked silver border exquisitely applied with irises, a very popular motif in the Art Nouveau period.

The top fitted with two brass rings to allow for a strap.

Hallmarks:

CPB for Charle Penny Brown.
Lion passant.
Birmingham mark.
Date letter "b" for 1901.

Dimensions:

Height: 10cm / 4 inches.
Width: 10cm / 4 inches.

Condition:

Crocodile skin in superb glossy condition.
Silver corners in excellent condition.
Hallmarks clear.
a couple of scuff marks on front sleeve.
A couple of pen marks on the interior.

Interior very clean.

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

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EXQUISITE GEORGE V SOLID SILVER COCKTAIL PURSE ...

Item Number
JUIN99

This exquisite solid silver purse was made in Chester 1917. Of conventional form, both sides embossed with flower garlands surrounding a blank oval reserve. The clasp opens to reveal a light tan leather interior divided in three compartments.

The sides fitted with a chain and suspension ring to allow a lady to hold her purse while holding her cocktail glass.

Hallmarks:

G&RG for G&R Griffith.
Chester Assay Mark.
Date letter "R" for 1917.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

10cm x 7cm: 4 inches x 2.6 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
No dents.
Good clasp.
Clean undamaged interior.
Good set of marks.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.

Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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FABULOUS ART DECO SOLID SILVER CHAIN-MAIL COCKTAIL ...

Item Number
MAI78

This is an exquisite continental silver chain-mail cocktail bag bearing imports marks for London 1922. The solid silver clasp set with cabochon moonstones and fitted with silver chain. Both sides of the clasp separately hallmarked.

Hallmarks

Importer's mark: CFH&SM
925 silver fineness.
London import mark.
Date letter "g" for 1911.

Condition:

Very good condition.

Dimensions and weight:

Length (excluding the chain) : 12cm / 5 inches.
Width: 10cm / 4 inches.
Weight: 151g / 5.3 oz.

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

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DELIGHTFUL SILVER MOUNTED CROCODILE WALLET, LONDON 1903 ...

Item Number
FEB81

This tactile silver mounted small crocodile wallet is dated London 1903. The wallet, a rich glossy colour, opens to reveal a light tan leather interior with several compartments for notes, documents and stamps.

It boasts a very unusual perpetual calendar. The ivory sleeve, gilt-engraved with days of the week, moves up against the tooled gilt dates.

The hallmarked silver "cut-out" corners exquisitely shaped as clovers and tear drops.

Hallmarks:

Maker's marks FS.
Lion passant.
London mark.
Date letter "h" for 1903.

Dimensions:

Length: 10cm / 4 inches.
Height: 7cm / 3 inches.

Condition:

Crocodile skin in superb glossy condition.
Silver corners in excellent condition.
Hallmarks clear.
Interior very clean.

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

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EXQUISITE VICTORIAN SILVER & NIELLO LEATHER WALLET ...

Item Number
MARS67

This very unusual and rather fabulous silver, niello and gold mounted small leather wallet is dated London 1900. The wallet, a greeny brown colour, opens to reveal a light tan leather interior with several compartments for coins, notes and cards.

The hallmarked silver corner with alternate bands of niello* and silver. The niello bands inset with rose gold stars.

* Niello is a black mixture of copper, silver and lead sulphides, used as an inlay on engraved or etched metal, usually silver.

The corners and clasp were made by different makers, both german importers of foreign items, but share the same date, 1900.

Hallmarks on corners:

WM for William Moering
(foreign agent specialising in imported items)
London Assay Mark.
Export Mark.
Date letter "e" for 1900.

Hallmarks on clasp:

LK for Ludwig Krumm
(foreign agent specialising in imported items)
Lion passant.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Export Mark.
Date letter "a" for 1900.
Lion passant.

Dimensions:

Length: 12cm / 4.5 inches.
Height: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.

Condition:

Leather in very good condition.
Silver corners in excellent condition.
Hallmarks clear.
Interior in good order.

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

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FABULOUS VICTORIAN SILVER MOUNTED CALF LEATHER WALLET ...

Item Number
JUIN75

This is a fabulous late Victorian calf leather wallet with engraved silver mounted corners on both sides. The wallet opens to reveal a leather interior with several compartments for notes, documents and stamps.

Hallmarks:

H.R for Henry Charles Richard
Birmingham Assay mark.
Date letter "y" for 1898
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

Length: 14.5cm / 5.4 inches.
Width: 9.5cm / 4.2 inches.

Condition:

Leather in very good condition.
Silver corners in very good condition.
Interior very clean.
SOLD

DELIGHTFUL VICTORIAN SILVER PURSE BY THOMAS MARSON, ...

Item Number
OCT54

This is a very pretty silver purse made in Birmingham 1893 by Thomas Marson. Of unusual shell form, both sides embossed with foliate scrolls. The fully functioning front clasp opening to reveal the original moire red silk interior.

Hallmarks:

T * M for Thomas Marson.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "t" for 1893.

Dimensions:

5cm x 6cm: 3.2 inches x 2.3 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
Original interior in good condition with no tears.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.

Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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FABULOUS SILVER & GREEN LEATHER PURSE, BY ...

Item Number
NOV 16

This wonderful green leather purse is mounted with silver corners and a silver clasp. It is dated London 1910 and bears the marks of De La Rue Ltd, a specialist pen and small items firm in Bunhill Row, London, who was operating between 1907 and 1912.

The beautiful green leather is complemented by decorative silver corners.

The silver clasp is fully functioning and opens to reveal four "accordeon" compartments.

Additional front pocket and back sleeve.

Brown leather interior.

Hallmarks:

D L T LD for De La Rue Ltd.
London Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "q" for 1910.


Condition:

Leather in super condition.
Silver corners in equally good condition.

Dimensions:

Length: 10cm / 4.4 inches.
Height: 6cm / 2.4 inches.

This purse is absolutely beautiful, it is in wonderful condition and it is big enough to hold credit cards and business cards, making it very practical.
SOLD

DELIGHTFUL VICTORIAN SILVER & LEATHER PURSE, BY ...

Item Number
FEB50

This wonderful maroon leather purse is mounted with silver corners and a silver clasp. It is dated Chester 1897 and bears the marks of Maurice Krumm, a silver mounter & leather goods manufacturer from Falcon Square, Aldersgate Street, London.

The beautiful maroon leather is complemented by decorative silver corners.

The silver clasp is fully functioning and opens to reveal four "accordeon" compartments.

Additional front pocket and back sleeve.

Purple leather interior.

Hallmarks:

K.M for Maurice Krumm.
Chester Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "O" for 1897.


Condition:

Leather in super condition.
Silver corners in equally good condition.

Dimensions:

Length: 11cm / 4.2 inches.
Height: 6cm / 2.4 inches.

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

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DELIGHTFUL 19TH C. FRENCH "AESTHETIC MOVEMENT" MOTHER ...

Item Number
FEV41

This is an exquisite mid-19th Century French mother of pearl coin purse. The front engraved and coloured with a crane amongst bamboos and foliage in the "Japonaiserie" manner. This subject matter is very typical of the Aesthetic movement prevalent in France and England in the 1870's.

This silver plate frame with a push button opening the purse to reveal a pink moire silk lining. It concertinas open in three compartments, and a further closed section with a metal mount and locking pin. This mount is marked Brevete SGDG which is the French patent mark.

Condition:

Mother of pearl in excellent ]condition.
Silver plated mount in equally good condition.
Silk interior in good condition with no tears but a few marks.

Dimensions:
Length: 8cm - 3 inches.
Height: 5cm - 2 inches.

Postage UK: 5 Recorded 1st class.
Postage overseas: 8.00 Standard parcel.
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DELIGHTFUL EDWARDIAN SILVER MOUNTED LEATHER NOTEBOOK, LONDON ...

Item Number
JUIN77

This exquisite miniature silver mounted leather notebook is hallmarked for London 1910.
The burgundy leather with two hallmarked silver mourned corners.
The interior with pocket and original paper notebook complete with original Faber pencil with ivory finial.

Hallmarks:

Maker's marks: P&SS
Lion passant.
London Assay mark.
Dale letter "p" for 1910.

Dimensions:

Length: 5.5cm / 2.2 inches.
Height:4cm / 1.5 inches.

Condition:

Leather in very good condition.
Silver corners in excellent condition.
Excellent set of marks.
Interior very clean.

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

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VICTORIAN SILVER & RED LEATHER PURSE BY ...

Item Number
OCT76

This delightful red leather purse is mounted with a silver border and a silver clasp. It is dated Birmingham 1900 and bears the marks of Charles Penny Brown.

The silver clasp is fully functioning and opens to reveal four "accordeon" compartments.

Additional front pocket and back sleeve.

Hallmarks:

C.P.B dor Charles Penny Brown
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "a" for 1900.

Condition:

Leather in super condition.
Silver corners in equally good condition.

Dimensions:

Length: 10cm / 4 inches.
Height: 5cm / 2 inches.

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

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EDWARDIAN SILVER MOUNTED CALF LEATHER WALLET BY ...

Item Number
DEC84

This is a delightful Art Nouveau black calf leather wallet with silver mounted corners on both sides. The wallet opens to reveal a leather interior with several compartments for notes, documents and stamps. It is hallmarked for London 1907 and bears the marks of Henry Marshall who was a purse & cigar case manufacturer from Highbury Leather Works, London.

Hallmarks:

HM for Henry Marshall.
London Assay mark.
Date letter "m" for 1907.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

Length: 11cm / 5.4 inches.
Width: 7cm / 4.2 inches.

Condition:

Leather in very good condition.
Silver corners in very good condition.
Interior very clean.

Postage UK: 5.00 Recorded delivery.

Postage overseas: 7 standard parcel.

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ART DECO CONTINENTAL SILVER CHAIN MAIL PURSE, ...

Item Number
JUIL88

This is an exquisite continental silver chain mail purse bearing imports marks for London 1920. The solid silver clasp opens to reveal a single compartment. The sides fitted with a hallmarked silver belcher chain handle.

Hallmarks

C&C for Cohen & Charles.
925 silver fineness.
London import mark.
Date letter "d" for 1920.

Condition:

Excellent.

Dimensions and weight:

Length without chain: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Width: 9cm / 3.4 inches.
Weight: 68g / 2.4 oz.

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

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EXQUISITE VICTORIAN SILVER MOUNTED SMALL LEATHER WALLET/NOTE ...

Item Number
NOVE65

This is a delightful late Victorian black leather wallet with silver mounted corners on the front. It has a French Patent number. The interior with retailer's marks in gilt lettering. The sides fitted with pen holder, to open the wallet the pencil needs to be removed. The wallet opens to reveal a leather interior with several compartments for notes, documents and stamps.

Hallmarks:
London Assay mark.
Date letter "d" for 1899.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:
Length: 12cm / 4.6 inches.
Width: 7cm / 4.2 inches.
Condition:
Leather in very good condition.
Silver corners in very good condition.
Interior very clean.
Postage UK: 5.00 Recorded delivery.
Postage overseas: 7 standard parcel.
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DELIGHTFUL SILVER & SNAKESKIN PURSE BY EDWARD ...

Item Number
DEC63

This unusual brown snakeskin purse is mounted with silver corners and a silver clasp. It is dated London 1927 and bears the marks of Edward Langridge & Co, a London silver mounter & leather goods manufacturer.
The silver clasp is fully functioning and opens to reveal "accordeon" compartments and additional front pocket and back sleeve.
Light tan leather interior.

Hallmarks:

E L Co for Edward Langridge & Co.
London Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "m" for 1927.

Condition:
Snakeskin in good condition, with some lighter areas, commensurate with age.
Silver corners in equally good condition.

Dimensions:
Length: 10cm / 4 inches.
Height: 6cm / 2.4 inches.
Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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