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DESCRIPTION Superb Victorian solid silver calling card case with engraved arabesque decoration and a blank cartouche. Comes complete with the original leather, silk and velvet case. Two cards were found inside that relate to the sale of this case in 1997 for 280. These cases are often used today for credit cards as well as business cards.
SILVERSMITH F.M, card states the Dublin maker Francis Martin but I think the Birmingham maker Frederick Marson is more likely
DATE or HALLMARK 1881
ASSAY OFFICE Birmingham
WEIGHT in GRAMS silver 64, total 113
SIZE l x w 4", 100mm x 2 ", 73mm
SILVER STANDARD .925 sterling silver
OVERALL CONDITION superb, the finest available to mankind, does not appear to have ever been used although outer case does show wear

Price 280
sold
item number: m6836
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