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Antique English Silver Vesta Case Pendant

£145.00
SKU: x4228
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Description:

This antique English Silver vesta case pendant is steeped with Victorian charm! Founded in the early 19th century after the first friction match was lit in 1826, vestas became the height of popularity to home matches, allowing its owner to easily transport them. 

The sleek design of this vesta crafted entirely of Sterling Silver, makes her a timeless classic and complete with hallmarks dating back to 1898, she is highly collectible too! Complete with a jump ring, she would make a unique pendant to suspend from a chain of your choice.

Item Details:

ERA: Victorian, c.1898

MEASUREMENTS: Vesta is 42mm long x 26.5mm wide x 12.5mm deep. 
Weight: 16.2g

MATERIALS:  Sterling Silver.

STAMPS & HALLMARKS:  Lion Passant for Sterling Silver, Birmingham anchor assay office, date letter "y" for the year 1898. The maker's mark is partially struck. (All hallmarks are inside the rim)

PACKAGING: Your order will be gift-wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon.

Condition:

EXCELLENT. This solid English Sterling Silver vesta case pendant is in fantastic condition. The case has kept its shape well over the years, still exuding its handsome demeanor, free from any dings or dents. This case has also accrued a natural antique patina, animating each fine detail and giving her a moody feel. The English hallmarks allow us to confidently date this to the Victorian era, but the style can easily fit into modern fashions.

SHIPPING:

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RETURNS:

You can return your item for a full refund for any reason by simply getting in touch to let us know within 14 days of receiving it.

INCLUDED WITH YOUR ORDER:

This item will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a Lillicoco presentation box, tied up with a pink ribbon. You’ll also receive a handwritten information booklet and free polishing cloth too!

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