ANTIQUE GEORGIAN HALLMARKED SOLID SILVER STERLING SNUFF BOX BIRMINGHAM 1830 for sale
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Nice Antique George IV/William IV Hallmarked Solid Sterling Silver Snuff Box With Engraved Made By Edward Smith Description Antique 19th century good gauge solid silver snuff box with hinged lid and lovely cast and applied chased foliate thumb piece. The lid and base both have nice engine turned decoration and there is central rectangular vacant cartouche, the sides have reeded decoration, the interior is silver-gilt (Gold washed). The box is fully hallmarked with the anchor for Birmingham assay, the lion passant indicating 925 grade solid sterling silver, the King's head, the date letter "G" for the year 1830 and the makers mark "E S" which is Edward Smith Condition - There are holes in the front right and rear left corners of the base (PLEASE SEE END PHOTOGRAPH), there is pin hole in the rear left corner and repair and pin hole in the rear right corner of the lid. There no dents, dinks, splits, and the hinge is in good order closing fine, the decoration the engraved decoration has loss of definition, the interior silver- gilt bright but has some thinning. Dimensions & Weight - The box is 7.4cm wide 4cm long 1.8cm high. The weight is 67.6 grams. Please have browse in my shop Payment & Postage - Please pay within days of purchase. Items will be packed with the utmost care and posted within working days of payment received. am happy to ship outside the UK. Buyers are fully responsible for any customs duties that may be incurred on items sent outside the European Union.
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