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Charles Horner Silver & Casein Bookmark, Chester 1929 (1 of 3)
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Penrose Antiques Ltd
Penrose Antiques Ltd is located in Shipley, UK

Charles Horner Silver & Casein Bookmark, Chester 1929

REF: M0003 / LA368439
£75
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Description
We have for sale the perfect gift for the family bookworm, an unusual and quite hard to find Charles Horner silver and casein bookmark c1929. This attractive bookmark harks to the days when Charles Horner was experimenting with new materials and incorporating these new materials into some of their wares. One of these materials was casein, which was actually formed from the casein derived from milk. This material was an early plastic and could be molded and readily stained with a range of colours and as such was perfect for making a goods ranging from buttons to jewellery, bookmarks and dressing table wares. This particular bookmark is of a traditional shape consisting of an attractive turquoise and cream casein clip incorporating a vacant silver shield shaped cartouche all on a plain brown blade. The silver cartouche caries full Chester hallmarks for 1929 along with the makers marks for Charles Horner of Halifax. The bookmark is 3.25 inches (9cm) long, just over half an inch (1.4cm) wide and is in an excellent condition other than some rubbing to the Charles Horner mark on the cartouche.

measurements

Width:
1.4 cm
Length:
9 cm

declaration

Penrose Antiques Ltd has clarified that the Charles Horner Silver & Casein Bookmark, Chester 1929 (LA368439) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1929

condition

The bookmark is in an excellent condition other than some rubbing to the Charles Horner mark on the cartouche.

additional info

delivery

The price includes Royal Mail shipping with full insurance and tracking

location

This Charles Horner Silver & Casein Bookmark, Chester 1929 is located in Shipley, UK

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