Rare Antique English Equestrian Desk Letter Clip, Horseshoe Perpetual Calendar For Sale
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Rare Antique English Equestrian Desk Letter Clip, Horseshoe Perpetual Calendar

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A magnificent find, I absolutely adore this gem, something I have never seen before. Made from solid English oak and polished brass, this desk-top paper or letter clip incorporates a horseshoe shaped perpetual calendar with the brass knobs to either side used to forward and return the day, date and month, the rollers behind glass. The sprung hinge is used to open the clip up to store papers, letters or perhaps business cards. Late, Victorian in era, dating to, circa 1900. Excellent condition and ready to adorn the finest of desks. Measures: 6 1/2" x 4 3/4" x 1 3/4". Item ID: 49862.  

Details

  • Period
    1900-1909
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 6.5 in. x W 4.75 in. x D 1.75 in.H 16.51 cm x W 12.07 cm x D 4.45 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    49862
  • Reference Number
    LU3365313973852
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