On offer today is a beautiful genuine London Sterling Silver Handled Letter Opener which bears the Storr pattern, an absolutely sensational design. The piece has a genuine steel blade which has a mirrored finish. The handle is fully hallmarked with the letter r for 1872 along with the Lion Passant, Leopards Head and the Makers mark which is FH in a heart - the Makers Mark for the highly sought after Francis Higgins. The Silver handle on this particular letter opener is in great condition for its age as the photos reflect, a very rare and exquisite piece.
The hallmarks are good on this piece. The letter opener is 23 cm in length and weighs a hefty 48 grammes. The item comes complete in a presentation case for yourself or as a gift.
CASED FRANCIS HIGGINS LONDON STERLING SILVER HANDLED LETTER OPENER 1872. 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! Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "sheffieldsilverware" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.