Rare Beautiful Georgian Silver Patch Box Samuel Pemberton 1795 Excellent Cond. For Sale
FOR sale TODAY I AM DELIGHTED TO OFFER THIS RARE AND WONDERFUL ANTIQUE KING GEORGE THE THIRD PERIOD ROUND SILVER PATCH BOX MADE BY THE RENOWNED AND EXCELLENT SILVERSMITH SAMUEL PEMBERTON. PATCH BOXES WERE USED TO KEEP BEAUTY SPOTS INSIDE THEM FOR RICH GENTLEMEN TO PUT ON THEIR FACES. IT IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH NO DAMAGE OR REPAIRS AND JUST A COUPLE OF VERY VERY SMALL PIN-PRICK BRUISES AT THE BASE WHICH ARE REALLY NOTHING AT ALL AND JUST MENTIONING FOR ACCURACY. PEMBERTON IS A BIG NAME AS A SILVERSMITH AND JEWELLER FOR THIS PERIOD AND IS ONE OF THE FAMOUS FIVE SILVERSMITHS THAT CAME OUT OF BIRMINGHAM AT THIS TIME. HE WAS A TOY MAKER TOO AND ALSO BECAME A GUARDIAN OF THE ASSAY OFFICE IN 1793 SO QUITE AN IMPORTANT MAKER. THE DETACHABLE COVER OF THE BOX HAS A LOVELY TYPICAL CHASED DESIGN ON IT OF AN OVAL SHAPE CARTOUCHE WITH THE LETTER H IN IT, WITH A JOINED SEMI-CIRCLE BORDER AROUND IT SURROUNDED BY A DOUBLE PIN-PRICK BORDER NEAR THE EDGE OF THE LID, WITH LARGE DOTS INSIDE IT, AND VARIOUS OTHER CHASED DESIGNS. THIS IS QUITE SYNONYMOUS WITH PEMBERTON AND OF THE PERIOD. THERE IS NO RUBBING OR SILVER LOSS TO THE CHASING AT ALL. THE BOX IS ABSOLUTELY ROUND AND IN IT'S ORIGINAL SHAPE AND FORM. THE LID GOES ON PERFECTLY SNUG AND STAYS ON TIGHT WITH ABSOLUTELY NO GAPS AROUND AT ALL. IT'S A WONDERFUL PIECE AND IN AMAZING CONDITION FOR IT'S 215 YEARS. IT IS NICELY HALLMARKED TOO. INSIDE THE COVER THERE IS FIVE HALLMARKS, IN THE CENTER THERE IS THE SP FOR THE MAKER SAMUEL PEMBERTON THEN ALL AROUND THIS THERE IS THE LION PASSANT FOR STERLING SILVER, THE ANCHOR FOR THE BIRMINGHAM ASSAY OFFICE THE DATE LETTER X FOR THE YEAR 1795 AND THE KING GEORGE THE THIRD'S BUST AS THE DUTY MARK. ON THE BASE THERE IS AGAIN PEMBERTON'S MARK SP. THE PATCH BOX MEASURES 2.75 CENTIMETERS OR 1 1/8 OF AN INCH IN DIAMETER AND 7 MILLIMETERS THICK. IT WEIGHS 9 GRAMS. A LOVELY AND RARE PIECE MADE BY A FAMOUS SILVERSMITH AND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. be selling some very rare and interesting i tems in the weeks to come, including silver items by famous makers such as Nathaniel Mills Sampson Mordan Samuel Pemberton George Unite etc...also gold items, gold vestas and pocket watches, Victorian and Edwardian jewellery, Georgian silver,rare provincial silverand many moreother lovely items that I have collected over the last 20years or so, so add me to your saved sellers list to keep track of any new listings.
UPON WINNING YOUR offer YOU MUST MAKE PAYMENTS WITHIN3 DAYS. I ACCEPT PAYPAL, CHEQUE OR BANKERS DRAFT.BUYER TO PAY ALL POSTAGE COSTSAND ITEMS WILL BE SHIPPED NO LATER THAN3 DAYS UPON CLEARANCE OF PAYMENT. OVERSEAS BUYERS PLEASECONTACT ME FOR POSTAGE COSTS. I HAVE 100% POSITIVE response SO offer WITH CONFIDENCE!
DOMESTIC POSTAGE DELIVERY TO THE U.K. FOR ITEMS OVER £40.00, WILL BE MADE BY ROYAL MAIL NEXT DAY SPECIAL DELIVERY, WHICH INCLUDES INSURANCE.(IUSUALLY DISCOUNT FOR SPECIAL DELIVERY BY ONE OR TWO POUNDS).UNDER £40.00 WILL BE FIRST CLASS OR RECORDED WHICH ALSO COVERS INSURANCE FOR THIS AMOUNT, AND SAVES POSTAGE FOR WINNING buyers. I WILL ALSO COMBINE POSTAGE COSTSFOR TWO OR MORE PURCHASES AS TO SAVE BUYER ON SHIPPING COSTS.
I describe all my items accurately,my images are veryclear good quality close-ups, and are of the actual items you are offerding on. I also pack the items very well soas to make sure there are no damages in transit. Also,do bare in mind that most of the items that I will be listing are antique, or at the very least have some age to them, so it goes without saying that theremight be some withsigns of wear to them,to a small degree, like lightsurface scratches. Any questions or queries about an item, dont hesitate to contact me throughthe "ask seller a question" tab. Thanks for your interestand good luck with your offers!On 04-Mar-13 at 03:12:59 GMT, seller added the following information:
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