Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Compass Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Compass Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Compass Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Compass Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Compass Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Compass Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Compass Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Compass Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Compass Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Compass Vesta Case

CORNELIUS SAUNDERS & FRANCIS SHEPHERD (worked from c.1869)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Compass Vesta Case

1897 Birmingham

Offered by AC Silver

£895 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian English sterling silver vesta case has a plain rectangular rounded form.

The surface of this impressive antique vesta case is plain and retains the original compass to the centre of the anterior side.

The compass is embellished with cardinal and intermediate marks forming a sixteen point compass rose.

The reverse of this fine vesta case is embellished with the contemporary bright cut engraved initials 'B.H.S.S'.

This piece is fitted with a hallmarked hinged cover with a plain thumbpiece to the side.

There is an integrated serrated panel/match striker to the underside.

Dimensions

Length 3.4cm/1.3"
Width 1.1cm/0.4"
Height 4.6cm/1.8"

Weight

0.86 troy ounce/26.7g


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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
This Victorian vesta case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
This silver vesta case has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.
The compass is in perfect working condition in keeping with age.
Full hallmarks struck to the rim of body and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique Victorian gold piece.
Maker: Cornelius Saunders & Francis Shepherd
Date: 1897
Origin: Birmingham, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A7698 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 4.60 cm (1.81 inches)
Width 1.10 cm (0.43 inches)
Depth 3.40 cm (1.34 inches)
Weight 0.86oz t (26.75g)
Stock Code
A7698
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English hallmarked sterling silver compass vesta case; an addition to our boxes and cases collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the rim of body and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear.
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