1960 Vintage Sterling Silver 'Fox' Lighter For Sale
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1960 Vintage Sterling Silver 'Fox' Lighter

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An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage English sterling silver lighter modeled in the form of a fox's head; an addition to smoking related silverware collection. This exceptional vintage cast sterling silver lighter has been realistically modeled in the form of a fox's head. This vintage silver lighter has been embellished with details reproducing the fine definition of the fox's fur and anatomical features. The underside of this impressive and unusual piece is fitted with the original functional lighter mechanism, incorporating a plain elongated thumb lever. Dimensions Length 9.3cm/3.7" Width 6cm/2.4" Height 8.7cm/3.4" Weight 11.3 troy ounces/352g Maker: William Comyns & Sons Ltd (Richard Comyns) Date: 1960 Origin: London, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of vintage silverware.

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  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    This impressive vintage silver lighter is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The cast ornamentation is all very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the fox's neck are all very clear.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 3.43 in. x W 2.37 in. x D 3.67 in.H 8.7 cm x W 6 cm x D 9.3 cm
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A8755
  • Reference Number
    LU120029103351
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Located in Jesmond, GB
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