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SOLD - Sterling Silver Purse – Antique Edwardian

A fine, unusual and collectable antique Edwardian English sterling silver purse realistically modelled in the form of a briefcase; an addition to our diverse silverware collection

SKU: W5606
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SOLD - Sterling Silver Purse – Antique Edwardian
SOLD - Sterling Silver Purse – Antique Edwardian


This fine antique Edwardian sterling silver purse has a cushioned shaped form with hinged compartments, realistically modelled in the form of a briefcase.

The belts of the briefcase are partially gilt.

This sterling silver purse is fitted with a swing handle and secures with a push fit catch.

This unusual purse retains the original leather fitted interior.

The interior of this collectable purse features the retailers mark ‘W. Thornhill New Bond St W’.

Date: 1906


This fine antique purse is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

Full hallmarks to the surface of both sides of the body are very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Edwardian silverware.


Height 4cm/1.6”

Length 5.7cm/2.25”

Depth 2cm/0.8”


1.9 troy ounces/59.4g (including leather interior)

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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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