The handle is fully hallmarked with the letter s for 1813 along with the Lions Head, Lion Passant, Monarchs Head and the Makers mark which is FH - the makers mark for the famous FRANCIS HIGGINS II. 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 21 cm in length and weighs a hefty 62 grammes. This item comes in a case for you or as a gift.
FRANCIS HIGGINS LONDON STERLING SILVER HANDLED LETTER OPENER QUEENS PATTERN 1813. You have to appreciate the fact that this unique item is 203 years old! The condition of the item is like it has just been manufactured today!
Honestly the pictures show this! The item is so unique and the high quality of items from the past are simply not produced today. Where will you ever see another letter opener in this condition, 203 years old??You won't, it is a Fantastic item. 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 "FRANCIS HIGGINS LONDON STERLING SILVER HANDLED LETTER OPENER QUEENS PATTERN 1813" is in sale since Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
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.