You can keep your prized stick pin collection in fabulous nick with this Victorian red leather stick pin box, from the esteemed London jeweller Hancocks & Co, still operating today!
Opening in 1849 and participating in 19th-century European exhibitions, Hancocks & Co has prided themselves on beautiful creations for over 170 years. This excellence has clearly translated to this well moulded red-leather box, crowned by Gold painted trim. Not only will this hold your favourite stick pin in place, but it's perfect for travelling with your jewels, especially for attending important events!
ERA: Victorian c.1849-1901.
MEASUREMENTS: Box 78mm long x 30mm wide (at the widest point) x 25mm deep.
MATERIALS: Red leather exterior, cream satin and velvet interior.
HALLMARKS: "HANCOCKS & CO" Coat of Arms "BRUTON ST, BOND ST, LONDON".
VERY GOOD: This Victorian red leather stick pin box is in wonderful condition considering its age and provenance. There is some general light wear, which is to be expected from authentic Victorian textiles, but the moulding is completely intact, and the box securely shuts with a fantastic "click"! What a fabulous collectable box from a well-respected English jeweller!