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Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver vesta case in the form of a mussel; an addition to our diverse smoking related silverware collection

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Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver 'Mussel' Vesta Case - Antique Victorian

Description


This exceptional antique sterling silver vesta case is modelled in the form of a mussel.


The surface of this Victorian vesta case is plain and embellished with the contemporary bright cut engraved initials 'HDC'.


This fine antique silver vesta case is fitted with a spring hinged cover which incorporates a plain thumbpiece.


One side of the body features an applied serrated panel/match striker below a ring loop attachment.


Read a brief history of antique vesta cases.


Maker: Unknown
Date: 1860

Condition


This antique sterling silver vesta case is an exceptional gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition in keeping with age.

Full hallmarks struck to the sleeve of the body are clear in keeping with age and location; the maker's mark has wear and is unidentified.


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


Dimensions


Length 5.3cm/2.1"

Width 3cm/1.2"

Height 1.9cm/0.7"


Weight


0.7 troy ounce/20.4g


 
 
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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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