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Unusual George V Sterling Silver Ladies Card Case & Compact (1 of 7)
The Fancy Fox
Flag of United KingdomSuffolk, UK
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Unusual George V Sterling Silver Ladies Card Case & Compact

REF: FA1468 / LA441240
£225
€263
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Description
This is an attractive and unusual early 20th century ladies sterling silver card case with suspension chain and finger loop. Push button, sprung hinge opening to reveal a gilt interior with sprung card clip with trefoil decoration. Also fitted with a large mirror on the other side for the lady to check her face throughout her evening. Engraved to the front with an attractive monogram M E & L (reportedly for a Maria Eleanor Lee, died 1935), plain to the reverse. Hallmarked for Chester 1915, makers Cohen & Charles.
measurements
It measures 11.5cm (3 3/4") by 7cm (2 3/4") and weighs 119g / 3.8ozt.
declaration
The Fancy Fox has clarified that the Unusual George V Sterling Silver Ladies Card Case & Compact (LA441240) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1915
condition
In excellent condition: one pin prick to the reverse being the only thing to note. The opening mechanism, hinge and clasp are all good as is the sprung card clip. Only minor handling wear in general and the marks are excellent.
location
This Unusual George V Sterling Silver Ladies Card Case & Compact is located in Suffolk, United Kingdom