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Antique English Sterling Silver Novelty Mechanical Desk Bell - Chester 1911

$4,420.26

About the Item

Rare to come across one of these highly sought-after desk bells in sterling silver. It is the "shell" of the tortoise is what is made from sterling silver, the bell beneath itself is made from cast metal. Once would up, either the head or the tail can be pushed to ring the bell, all in fully working order. The silver is fully hallmarked for Chester 1911 together with the maker's mark for the highly regarded silversmith, Grey & Co.; suppliers to luxury retailer's such as Asprey of London. A beautiful and highly collectable piece in excellent condition measuring 5 3/8" x 3" x 2". Item: 43384 FREE Worldwide Registered Airmail Directly From the UK.
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  • Dimensions:
    Height: 2 in (5.08 cm)Width: 5.38 in (13.67 cm)Depth: 3 in (7.62 cm)
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  • Period:
    1910-1919
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1911
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Bath, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 433841stDibs: LU3365327665942

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