On offer today is an incredibly rare, genuine London Sterling Silver & Shagreen Handled Letter Opener which is incredibly pleasing on the eyes. The piece has a genuine steel blade which has a mirrored finish.Shagreen is sharkskin; a decorative material and as the photos show, simply beautiful. This is the only piece that we have come across in nearly 60 years. The handle is fully hallmarked with the letter p for 1930 along with the Lion Passant, Leopards Head and the Makers mark which is Mn & Wb - the makers mark for the prestigious Mappin & Webb.
The Silver handle on this particular letter opener is in terrific condition for its age as the photos reflect and looks very special. The paper knife is 21.5 cm in length and weighs a hefty 55 grammes.
RARE CASED LONDON MAPPIN & WEBB STERLING SILVER & SHAGREEN LETTER OPENER 1930. An antique that cannot be replicated today and is blisteringly rare. The marks are deep and clear on this piece. This item comes in a case for you or as a gift. A piece to cherish for many years to come.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. The item "RARE CASED LONDON MAPPIN & WEBB STERLING SILVER & SHAGREEN LETTER OPENER 1930" is in sale since Thursday, April 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "sheffieldsilverware" and is located in Sheffield.
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