Rare Victorian Solid Sterling Silver Cigarette Case Made By Hayes Brothers. Description - Rare Victorian good gauge solid silver late 19th century cigarette case of rectangular slightly domed form with curved base for comfort, hinged lid, push button clasp, thumb piece and the hand engraved inscription C.Silver gilt (gold washed) interior. Fully hallmarked with the anchor for Birmingham assay, lion passant indicating 925 grade solid sterling silver, date letter "v" for the year 1895 and the maker's mark "HB" which is Hayes Brothers.
Condition - There is a ding to the top right edge and a couple of light bruises/ dints to the rear corners (please inspect end photographs), hinge and clasp in excellent order and interior gilding has no wear, there is no retention strap. Images part of both the description and condition report.
Dimensions & Weight - 8.3cm long x 6cm wide. The weight is 77.4 grams. Please have a browse in my shop. The item "VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER STERLING CIGARETTE CASE, CARD CASE, BIRMINGHAM 1895" is in sale since Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cigarette/Vesta Cases". The seller is "af_silverandvirtue" and is located in Market Harborough. This item can be shipped worldwide.