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Sterling Silver Fox Head Letter Opener / Paper Knife - Vintage (1969)

An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver letter opener / paper knife - boxed; an addition to our silver flatware collection

SKU: C3900

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Sterling Silver Fox Head Letter Opener / Paper Knife - Vintage (1969)


This exceptional vintage English sterling silver paper knife has a plain tapering blade.

This vintage letter opener is embellished with a cast and applied terminal realistically modelled in the form of a fox's head.

The terminal is embellished with details reproducing the fine definition of the fox's fur and facial features.

The surface of the blade is plain and unembellished, apart from the full hallmarks to the anterior surface.

This fine vintage paper knife is fitted to the original, impressive hinged leatherette presentation case with satin and velvet lined interior, securing with two hinged catches.

View our full range of animal related silverware at AC Silver

Date: 1969


This vintage silver fox head letter opener is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The cast decoration is all very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the blade are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

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


Length 18.4cm/7.2"

Width 2.4cm/0.9"

Height 1.6cm/0.6"


1.5 troy ounces/45.6g

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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