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Victorian Sampson Mordan Gold Novelty Propelling Pencil & Whistle


£895 | $1,192 USD | €1,014 EUR
Item Number: SA539864
Date of manufacture: Victorian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Argentum Antiques & Collectables
This antique has been viewed 15 times in the past month with the most views from France.


Item: - Antique Victorian Sampson Mordan Yellow Gold Propelling Pencil & Whistle.
Description: - This is a beautiful quality antique Victorian Sampson Mordan & Co yellow gold novelty propelling pencil with whistle terminal and hinged loop. The propelling pencil is stamped with the partially rubbed makers mark of S.MORDAN & Co. The end loop is stamped 9.375 to denote 9 carat gold minimum fineness.
Period: - 19th Century.
Engraving: - None.
Maker: - Sampson & Mordan Co.
Measurement: - 7.5cm (length when retracted) x 1.4cm x 1.1cm. The pencil measures 10.6cm when extended. (1 inch = 25.4mm)
Weight: - 17.0 grams / 0.55 troy ounces.
Item No: - 1080.
Condition: - The pencil is in good antique condition. Light surface scratches commensurate with age. On close inspection there are a few minor marks to the pencil. The pencil has no engravings or inscriptions. The end ring is stamped 9.375 to denote 9 carat gold minimum fineness. The pencil extends well and the mechanisms all appear in good condition. There is a small amount of lead in the tip of the pencil (which can be replaced). The whistle works. No splits, damage, or repairs. Please see photos for confirmation of condition.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Victorian.


Height = 7.5 cm (3.0")
Width = 1.4 cm (0.6")
Depth = 1.1 cm (0.4")

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