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Fancy Mother of Pearl Silver Letter Opener

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SKU: 8975

Description:

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This fancy Mother of Pearl Silver letter opener is a lovely antique collectible. Inlaid with shimmering Mother of Pearl and pretty foliate engravings, this letter opener is fully hallmarked to 1915. 

You will love the Mother of Pearl inlay on this letter opener, with its signature irresistible sheen. 

Item Details:

ERA:  Art Nouveau c.1915

MEASUREMENTS: Letter opener 66mm long x 14mm at the widest point. 
Weight: 17.6g. 

MATERIALS: Sterling Silver, Mother of Pearl. 

HALLMARKS:  Sheffield Assay, Lion Passant, date letter "X"for the year 1915, "J.F" Maker's Mark. Tests as Sterling Silver throughout.

Condition:

VERY GOOD: This fancy Mother of Pearl Silver letter opener is in wonderful condition for its age. There is some light wear to parts of the Silver, but for a utilitarian piece this is to be expected. Nevertheless, the Mother of Pearl is all intact and completely scratch free. Not to mention, the deep hallmarks are easy to decipher, so we can confidently date this antique letter opener to 1915.