Antique French Sterling Silver Match Striker or Vesta Book, circa 1900 For Sale
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Antique French Sterling Silver Match Striker or Vesta Book, circa 1900

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A charming little vesta in the form of a miniature book with fine quality engine turned decoration and a vacant cartouche to the front. The strike is to be found on the underside of the book. The hinged lid is sprung and in perfect working order. The hallmarks can be found, the Boars Head used on small pieces of French silver after 1838 a guarantee of being sterling silver. The makers mark is the other, F R either side of a crown, I believe for F. Roy of Paris. Excellent quality and condition weighing 16 grams / 0.51 troy ounces. 1 3/4" tall x 1" wide. Item ID:40050.   

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  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 1.75 in. x W 1 in. x D 0.5 in.H 4.45 cm x W 2.54 cm x D 1.27 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    40050
  • Reference Number
    LU336539851563
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