An amusing silver box engraved Gretna Green
An amusing silver box engraved Gretna Green
An amusing silver box engraved Gretna Green
An amusing silver box engraved Gretna Green
An amusing silver box engraved Gretna Green

PAIRPOINT BROTHERS, LONDON (worked 1848-c.1937)

An amusing silver box engraved Gretna Green

1921 London

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£550 gbp
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An unusual and amusing silver snuff, engraved with a coaching scene of a bride and groom on their way to Gretna Green. The underside of the box is engraved with the words "A Gentleman and Lady going to Gretna Green Posthaste. Yea Hip, Yea a Hip, Go it." On the back of the box it is engraved with the words "When you have viewed this Box a'round Return it to the owner safe and sound." Made by Pairpoint Bros. and hallmarked in London 1921.
The box is in good condition. The engraving and the words are clear. The box is fully marked in the base and part marked in the lid. It closes well. There are fine scratches to the surface consistent with age and use.
Dimensions
Height 7.50 cm (2.95 inches)
Width 4.25 cm (1.67 inches)
Depth 2.00 cm (0.79 inches)
Weight 2.53oz t (78.68g)
Stock Code
01305
Medium
Silver
Signed/Inscribed
1921
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