Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case, Bernard Instone, Birmingham, 1930
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Description: - An Arts and Crafts style sterling silver and enamel cigarette case by Bernard Instone, Birmingham, 1930. The cigarette case is of rectangular form, the front is enameled with trailing green leaves and pink flowers on white stem, and a blue background.
Assay: - .925 (Sterling Silver).
Date: - 1930.
Engraving: - Unengraved.
Maker: - Bernard Instone.
Measurement: - 8.2cm (width) x 5.9cm (length) x 1.0cm (depth). (1 inch = 25.4mm)
Weight: - 124.0 grams / 3.99 troy ounces.
Condition: - The hinge works perfectly and closes tightly. There are no splits, damage or repairs. Light surface marks, scratches, bruises (to the back), and tarnishing commensurate with age. Internal elastic bands is only slightly worn, and retains its elasticity. Enamel displays minor surface scratches. Please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Item No: - 1680.