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Rare Early 1782 Antique Sheffield George III Solid Sterling Silver Mother of Pearl Mop Pocket Folding Fruit Penknife

Ref: LA192854

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Description

This is a rare, early 1782 George III Sheffield silver & mother of pearl antique folding knife.

Sterling silver hallmarked blade.

Genuine mother of pearl scales, with carved wave decoration.

Excellent strong hinge. It latches at 90° and then 180°, giving a strong snap sound when being opened and closed.

It is a large Georgian knife. The blade still has a good thickness of silver - not flimsy.

The spine has lovely reeded decoration which continues to part of the blade.

HALLMARKS: Sheffield, SILVER fineness 925. No maker's mark stamped this is common with folding knives of this period.
DATE: 1782
DIMENSION: Length : CLOSED 8cm (3 1/8"). OPEN 15cm (6") approx.
WEIGHT: 22g

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RegencySilver Antiques has clarified that the Rare Early (1782) Antique Sheffield George III Solid Sterling Silver Mother of Pearl Mop Georgian Pocket Folding Fruit Pen Knife Penknife. (LA192854) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1782.

Condition

There are some wear and a thin hairline split to either side of the scales, otherwise in good condition, no dents and no splits to the silver blade, just light wear. Excellent strong hinge. Clear hallmarks.

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