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1924 SILVER & EBONY HAT STICK PIN BOX ANTIQUE JEWELLERY WOODEN VINTAGE STERLING
Item location: Butleigh, Somerset, United Kingdom
Technical specifications, photos and description:
DESCRIPTION:A solid ebony wood hat pin box with sterling silver embellishments. The silver is hallmarked London 1924, maker William Robertson. The box measures 5.25 inches wide, 2.5 inches deep and 1.5 inches tall, it is stamped 'EBONY MADE IN ENGLAND' to the base.
This extremely slow growing hardwood was imported from British India and was popular vanity set material with both men and women from around the turn of the century to the mid 1920s, when the timber became too rare and expensive to be economically viable. These ebony relics of the period have been highly prized ever since.
CONDITION:The silver is in excellent condition with minimal wear and no missing fixing pins. There is stable, historical crack to the base, otherwise the ebony is in excellent condition with very high polish. The hinges are in fine working order.
If you have any questions please get in touch. am a specialist dealer in ebony vanity items so please see my other stock. UK buyers pay maximum of £3.95 postage. International buyers note that if shipping costs are not automatically combined at checkout will refund any overcharge. Those few who endeavour to find fault in order to receive free goods will kindly note that do not offer refunds without return.
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