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Silver Handled Page Turner by Willian Comyns (1 of 11)
Larkin & Gallow
Flag of United KingdomSuffolk, UK
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Silver Handled Page Turner by Willian Comyns

REF: P23 - 3 / LA432780
£275
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Description
This delightful Willian Comyns silver handled page turner has a 265mm tortoiseshell blade. Made in by the talented William Comyns silversmiths, it carries a a full set of London 1888 assay marks, along with the familiar William Comyns mark.
measurements
Width:
32 mm
Length:
380 mm
Weight:
86 mg
declaration
Larkin & Gallow has clarified that the Silver Handled Page Turner by Willian Comyns (LA432780) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1888
condition
The silver handle's condition is good with; a full set of hallmarks, strong pinning and wear commensurate with age and use. The tortoiseshell blade is largely in good condition save the last 35mm which do bear witness to an active life. Specifically there is a scratch to one face, two nicks to one side and another brace to the bottom of the blade (see photographs for detail). In addition there is a small polished indent to the opposite corner. Potential buyers may wish to retain this evidence of a healthy working life, or engage an experienced tortoiseshell worker to remodel the end and or reduce the overall length of the blade. Please do make time to review all the pictures to gain a full appreciation of the item and its condition. Should you have any other questions in respect of either the item or its condition, please contact us and we will be pleased to assist wherever possible.
location
This Silver Handled Page Turner by Willian Comyns is located in Suffolk, United Kingdom
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