1900's Mission Inn Riverside Hotel Front Desk Letter Opener RARE CA Arts & Crafts. Early CA Mission Arts & Crafts era Original & Rare MISSION INN HOTEL RIVERSIDE CA Front desk letter opener. Most likely made of lead early cast.
Fine piece of CA history that was used in the front desk when it was first opened as a hotel. It can not be duplicated when you hold it you can feel the history and just imagine the letters it opened. Measures 8 inches in Length 1 inch at the handle and tapers down to 3/8ths of 1 inch.It has a wonderful patina and is not perfect as it has a slant at tip. Mission Inn headquarters are in Newport Beach CA not far from here. Thanks to the WONDERFUL Duane & Kelly Roberts it still thrives today and is a historical landmark. This came from an avid collector of early CA Arts & Crafts in Laguna Beach CA and also a Hollywood Actor. It was originally gifted to him from the Roberts family.
His house is approx 1 mile away from the Roberts Mansion off PCH in Newport Coast CA. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Postcards & Supplies\Postcards\Non-Topographical Postcards". The seller is "goodeyetradingco" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.