An unusual antique French combined dip pen and letter opener. Beautifully hand carved & pierced from bone or antler, it has a white metal pen fitting ready for a nib, and is fitted with a tiny stanhope, displaying a miniature image depicting Paris's Sacre Coeur church.Dating from around 1900 if not slightly earlier and in very good condition throughout with no loss or damage, it weighs 9.5 grams and measures 6 ¾ inches long. The final photo shows it with a US penny (1 cent) coin for scale, which measures 19 mm / ¾ of an inch diameter. What's more, I offer layaway deals so there's no need to let any of my listings slip through your fingers - just ask! The item "UNUSUAL ANTIQUE FRENCH ANTLER COMBINED STANHOPE DIP PEN / LETTER OPENER c1900" is in sale since Friday, October 04, 2013. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Other Collectible Pens".
The seller is "victoriousantiquejewellery" and is located in Sale. This item can be shipped worldwide.