This exceptional vintage English sterling silver paper knife has a plain tapering blade. This vintage letter opener is embellished with a cast and applied terminal realistically modelled in the form of a fox's head. The terminal is embellished with details reproducing the fine definition of the fox's fur and facial features.The surface of the blade is plain and unembellished, apart from the full hallmarks to the anterior surface. This fine example of vintage silverware is fitted to the original, impressive hinged leatherette presentation case with satin and velvet lined interior, securing with two hinged catches. This vintage silver fox head letter opener is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The cast decoration is all very sharp.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the blade are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of vintage silverware. 1.5 troy ounces/45.6g. Maker: J B Chatterley & Sons Ltd. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977.
In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries.The item "Vintage Sterling Silver Fox Head Letter Opener / Paper Knife 45.6g" is in sale since Wednesday, May 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle on Tyne.
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