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A Gorgeous Silver Mounted Mother-of-pearl Letter Opener/paper Knife

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Andrew Cox Antiques


A gorgeous silver mounted letter opener or paper knife, from the Victorian era. The hallmarked silver application is exquisitely formed as a snake and the slender and flat shape would also provide an extra use as a bookmark. The blade is mother-of-pearl and is pointed to the end for use as a letter opened/paper knife. A delightful and collectable piece with practical uses. Dimensions below.
Postage and packing :- 8.00 UK.
16.00 Worldwide.
Condition :- Excellent, with no damage to the handle or blade.
Hallmarks :- Clear and readable.
Maker :- Saunders and Shepherd.
Date :- Birmingham 1895.
Length :- 12 cms.
Width (widest point) :- 1.7 cms.
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Internal Ref: ACA1199


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


Height = 12 cm (4.7")
Width = 2 cm (0.8")
Depth = 1 cm (0.4")

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Andrew Cox Antiques
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