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Paul Dupre-Lafon Hermes Paris Scissors, Letter Opener in Leather Scabbard Signed

$1,900

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A pair of scissors and paper knife in a handstitched, elephant gray leather scabbard by Paul Dupre-Lafon for Hermes, Paris. This desk set was well-enjoyed by its former owner who was apparently an employee of the Bayer pharmaceutical company - - both instruments bear the Bayer company logo, implying that it was perhaps a corporate gift. Leather is embossed Hermes Paris to the reverse. The set exhibits vintage character and related wear throughout and has a great look as such.

Details

  • Creator
    Paul Dupré-Lafon (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm)Width: 2.94 in. (7.47 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1950
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Set was well-used but has an attractive, honest aesthetic. General aging, scuffs, small scattered losses to plating, and a few areas of missing stitches, etc.
  • Seller Location
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU882617225911

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Brooklyn, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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