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French Silver Chainmail Chatelaine Coin Purse

$240.00
SKU: x4771

This French Silver chainmail chatelaine coin purse is the perfect accessory for any fashion-forward woman! Crafted from sturdy yet lightweight chainmail, this exquisite little Victorian coin purse is a true work of art, with every shimmering links carefully welded together by hand in an intricate interwoven pattern. 

Chatelaine bags refer to bags suspended from a waistband by cord or chain, which were popular from the 1860s to the end of the 19th century. They were initially used to hold small articles like thimbles, keys and seals but now makes for the perfect coin holder. 

Whether you're looking for a statement piece to add to your outfit or simply a stylish place to stash your loose change, this unique silver chainmail purse is an elegant choice that is sure to impress.

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Description

This French Silver chainmail chatelaine coin purse is the perfect accessory for any fashion-forward woman! Crafted from sturdy yet lightweight chainmail, this exquisite little Victorian coin purse is a true work of art, with every shimmering links carefully welded together by hand in an intricate interwoven pattern. 

Chatelaine bags refer to bags suspended from a waistband by cord or chain, which were popular from the 1860s to the end of the 19th century. They were initially used to hold small articles like thimbles, keys and seals but now makes for the perfect coin holder. 

Whether you're looking for a statement piece to add to your outfit or simply a stylish place to stash your loose change, this unique silver chainmail purse is an elegant choice that is sure to impress.

Item Details

ERA: Victorian (1837-1901)

MEASUREMENTS: Purse is 88.5mm long x 53.5mm wide.
Weight: 25.6g

MATERIALS:  Tests as 800 Silver throughout.

STAMPS & HALLMARKS: 3 French boar heads on side of purse for 800 Silver.

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

 

Condition

VERY GOOD. This French Silver chainmail chatelaine purse is in very good condition. The 800 Silver has accrued a gorgeous patina which illuminates her floral detailing across the top band. Unfortunately over her lifetime some of the chain mail has become unwoven on two areas during the front and a small hole at the back to the bottom. Although these holes are present, they  are small enough that any change you put inside cannot come out. Aside from this, the chainmail is still neatly linked and looks impressive. Her clasp shut firmly and with a satisfying 'click'. She is such a cutie, packed with Victorian charm! 

Shipping

All orders are shipped using DHL express and are securely padded in transit, with full tracking and insurance for your peace of mind. Alternate couriers are available by special request.

  • FREE EXPRESS DELIVERY on all orders worldwide!
  • NEXT-DAY delivery to the UK and EU
  • Delivery to the USA in TWO WORKING DAYS
  • Orders placed by 1pm (GMT) will be dispatched the same day

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!

Please message us or call +44(0)117 925 4798 if you have any questions!

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