The handle is fully hallmarked with the letter c for 1886 along with the Lion and the Shield and the Makers mark which is JCP&CO - the makers mark for the JC Plimpton & Co. The Silver handle on this particular letter opener is in terrific condition for its age as the photos reflect and looks very special. The marks are deep and clear on this piece. The letter opener is 22 cm in length and weighs a hefty 47 grammes. CASED CHESTER STERLING SILVER HANDLED LETTER OPENER FITZWALTER PATTERN 1886.
This item comes in a case for you or as a gift. My personal opinion, this is the best letter opener that I have for sale. Do not let this one go away!Thankyou for reading my listing and please do look at my other items as i offer other items of both antique and modern silver. Please take the time and look! Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "CASED CHESTER STERLING SILVER HANDLED LETTER OPENER FITZWALTER PATTERN 1886" is in sale since Saturday, February 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver".
The seller is "sheffieldsilverware" and is located in Sheffield. This item can be shipped worldwide.