A rare Chinese export silver novelty letter opener oar. It is hallmarked STERLING SILVER with the makers marks Wai Kee and MADE IN HONG KONG. It dates to c1954 being engraved 5th C.These were often made for and presented at Royal Naval regattas, I have seen English ones before but few Chinese examples. It is in superb condition being free from dings splits and repairs.
It measures 6.25 inches (15.6cms) long by over 0.5 inch (1.4cms) wide and weighs 16 grams. A very unusual rare piece. If you have any queries etc... To see lots more rare and beautiful silver. All items are cleaned and display ready should you be a retailer or collector, or ready to wrap should you be purchasing a gift.
That way we save you time and we discover any faults, not you. The item "RARE CHINESE EXPORT STERLING SILVER ROWING OAR LETTER OPENER c1954 NAVY NAVAL" is in sale since Sunday, May 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver".The seller is "spidermonkey10" and is located in London. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.