A late Victorian silver mounted leather box, with foliate scrolled decoration, Birmingham 1897, 20.5cm wide, together with a W. A. Sheaffer Pen Co fountain pen, 12.5cm long, an American propelling pencil, 13.3cm long and a Sampson Mordan style white metal propelling pencil, 9.5cm (4)
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Sold for £70
Box with pierced sections to silver, wear to leather and some losses to interior. Pens with wear and oxidastion to metal mounts.
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Auction: Homes and Interiors (including Militaria) - Live Online, Mon, 29th Mar 2021
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