Victorian Gold Mounted Combination "Companion" Propelling Pencil, Pen, Thermometer & Compass (1 of 14)
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Steppes Hill Farm Antiques Ltd
Steppes Hill Farm Antiques Ltd is located in Kent, United Kingdom

Victorian Gold Mounted Combination "Companion" Propelling Pencil, Pen, Thermometer & Compass

REF: MG031220 / LA333836
£850
€985
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Description
A very rare Victorian 10 carat gold mounted ivory combination "Companion" Propelling Pencil, Pen, Thermometer and Compass. The sliding pen and pencil housed within the plain cylindrical ivory body with inset fully working and calibrated glass mercury thermometer. The gold finial set with a working compass. By Sampson Mordan & Co, London, c1870 Stamped: S Mordan & Co, along with the distinctive 'Mordan arrow mark', indicating 10 carat gold. This was a marketing feature so that Mordan & Co could set themselves above the competition by claiming in their advertising : ""Mordan Pencils made of superior gold"". Open 129 mm Closed 106 mm

measurements

Weight:
22 g

declaration

Steppes Hill Farm Antiques Ltd has clarified that the Victorian Gold Mounted Combination "Companion" Propelling Pencil, Pen, Thermometer & Compass (LA333836) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c 1870

condition

In good condition with no damage or repair and in full working order, a minute 'hairline' to the end of one slider slot.

additional info

Material:
Gold
Date of Manufacture:
c 1870

delivery

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location

This Victorian Gold Mounted Combination "Companion" Propelling Pencil, Pen, Thermometer & Compass is located in Kent, United Kingdom

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