Antique Letter Opener

Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son

Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son
Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son
Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son
Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son
Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son
Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son
Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son
Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son
Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son
Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son
Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son
Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son

Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son
Here for your consideration is an exquisite, vintage, novelty, sterling silver, quirky and unusual, horse' s head, letter opener, complete with black velvet display/presentation case. A truly stunning piece of workmanship fully hallmarked SJR in an oblong cartouche for Stephen J Rose & Son with the lion passant, Birmingham anchor assay stamp and date letter' f' in a chamfered cartouche for 1980.

It's in fantastic original condition with no splits, damage or dents. The letter opener does have some beautiful age related patina, commensurate with 37 years of age but nothing unusual. This is a nice and quite unusual, novelty, horse's head, letter opener. How many of these have you seen.

I've only got one, once it's gone.... You might never find another one this good and if there's one thing I've learned about antiques and collectables when items are quality and quirky, he who hesitates usually loses out. Stephen J Rose & Son. First registered as silversmiths in 1921 working from Tottenham Court Road, London, WC1 subsequently at premises in Ridgemount Street, London, WC1. They specialised in boxes, candlesticks, card cases, casters, cigar cutters, decanter labels, dishes, napkin rings, pencils. Pepperettes, posy holders, tape measures and letter openers. Length: 6 inches or 15.3 cm. Width: 0.4 - 0.6 inch or 1 - 1.5 cm (tapering).

Weight: 24 grams or 0.8 oz (silver weight). These stunning, novelty, silver letter openers have become so very desirable/collectable and would add value to any silver collection.

This horse's head letter opener would make an ideal gift. Please note all my international postal charges are only estimates and will be confirmed up or down when I know the destination of where items are being sent. Also please feel free to check out our other items. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver".antiques" and is located in this country: GB.

This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Product: Letter Opener
  • Age: Post-1940
  • Pattern: horses head
  • Composition: Sterling Silver
  • Brand: S.


    Superb Sterling Silver Vintage Horse's Head Letter Opener & Case S. J Rose & Son