Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Calling Card Case, Robert Thornton, B'ham 1870


Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Calling Card Case, Robert Thornton, B'ham 1870

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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Calling Card Case, Robert Thornton, B'ham 1870:
$230


ANTIQUE VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER CALLING CARD CASE, ROBERT THORNTON, B'HAM 1870

This highly decorative piece, a perfect size for use today, easily accepting modern sized business cards.

Silver maker: RT into a rectangle for Robert Thornton (registered mark July 1866 - 1877)

Silver grade: (Lion passant) 925 = 92.5% pure

Assay: (Anchor) Birmingham Town Mark

Date: (v) 1870

Sovereign head (duty mark): Queen Victoria

The lid fits cleanly and the hallmarks are clear and distinct. The front cartouche has an applied silver, later vacant name roundel. Overall it is in excellent original antique condition with some very minor pushes, and a couple of tiny dints to the outer edges, otherwise without repairs, holes, splits or serious dents or damage - a superb little piece.


Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Calling Card Case, Robert Thornton, B'ham 1870:
$230

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