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SA700477

Silver Edwardian Cigarette/match Striker Box Goldsmiths & Silversmiths

Price

£265 | $353 USD | €300 EUR
Item Number: SA700477
Date of manufacture: Edwardian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Woodbridge Antiques
This antique has been viewed 67 times in the past month with the most views from Australia.

Description

A truly superb and unusual silver cigarette/ match striker box. This box is a gorgeous plain polished silver with a bamboo style silver edge to the lid. It stands on four feet. The lid is hinged at the back and opens to reveal a lovely cedar wood compartment to the interior. The underside of the lid is a lovely pale gilt finish where a secret love message is engraved, which reads:
'I offer thee a heart
No Longer Mine
Since that its ev'ry part
Is wholly thine'
On the back of the box is a match striker (see images). Very clear hallmarks are visible to one side of the box on both lid and base for the London Assay Office with a date mark for 1908 and maker's mark for the renowned silversmiths: Goldsmiths & Silversmiths, along with the Lion Passant indicating the finest sterling.
The base of the box is leatherette covered.
 
A fabulous box by a fabulous maker, in lovely condition (there is a very tiny ding to one side just beneath the lid which we mention for accuracy only).
It is a great heavy gauge silver and of particularly nice proportions, would make a lovely trinket box too!
 
Hallmarks: London 1908 by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths
 
Measurements:
Height: 4.2 cm approx.
Width: 9.2 cm approx.
Depth: Depth: 6.2 cm approx.
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Declaration

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


Dimensions

Height = 4.2 cm (1.7")
Width = 9.2 cm (3.6")
Depth = 6.2 cm (2.4")


Seller Details

Woodbridge Antiques
7 Quay Street
Woodbridge
Suffolk
IP12 1BX
United Kingdom
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