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Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)

An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage George VI English sterling silver and enamel cigarette case; an addition to our collectable silverware collection

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Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Vintage George VI (1949)

Description


This fine vintage sterling silver cigarette case has a plain rectangular form with subtly bevelled sides.


The anterior and posterior covers are embellished with engine turned decoration accented to the top left corner with an impressive enamel design depicting a triangular pennant style flag illustrated with St George's Cross charged with a blue coronet.


The sides of each cover of this antique cigarette case are encompassed with further engine turned decoration.


This case is fitted with a push fit catch, which when released reveals two hinged compartments.


This fine example of vintage silverware retains the original gilt interior and is fitted with the original retaining strap.


Learn more about the history of the cigarette case


Date: 1949

Condition


This vintage case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The enamel is in perfect condition.

The engine turned decoration has some minor surface wear in keeping with age and use.

There is some discoloration to the interior as often the case, in keeping with age.

Full hallmarks struck to interior of the front cover, and part hallmarks to the interior of the back cover are all very clear.


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


Dimensions


Length 9.2cm/3.6"

Width 8.5cm/3.3"

Height 1cm/0.4"


Weight


4.9 troy ounces/152g


 
 
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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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