Sterling Silver Vesta Case, Sampson Mordan and Co, 1892
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Description: - A Victorian sterling silver vesta case match holder by the silversmith Sampson Mordan & Co.
Assay: - .925 (Sterling Silver).
Date: - 1892.
Period: - Late 19th Century.
Engraving: - None.
Measurement: - The vesta case measures 54mm (height) x 38mm (width) x 20mm (depth).
Weight: - 42.7 grams / 1.37 troy ounces.
Condition: - The vesta case is in good condition. The lid opens smoothly and firmly snaps closed. The inside of the lid appears to have had a few dings professionally smoothed out judging by light hammer marks visible to the inside. Light surface scratches and tarnishing commensurate with age. Please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Item No: - 1576/01.