Birmingham 1924 - Completely crafted antique silver cigarette box with gold-plated inside - Silver

Description
Birmingham 1924 - Completely crafted antique silver cigarette box with gold-plated inside - Silver
England - Early 20th century

Antique handmade silver cigarette case.
Fitted with a beautiful intact gold-plated interior.

The box is handmade and nicely decorated on both sides with a detailed striped decor.
It also features a blank cartouche in which a name can be engraved.

The box is nicely fully hallmarked and marked with silver hallmarks:
Content mark of a lion which stands for 1st grade silver content.
Hallmark anchor of Birmingham.
Year letter Z for 1924
Maker’s mark (indistinct)

Sizes are 8.5 x 6.3 cm.

Box weighs 51.5 grams.

The whole is in very beautiful condition (minor signs of wear)

Complete with original inner springs that keep the cigarettes in their place (these are often missing).

The cigarette box is a striking and particularly decorative object due to its beautiful shape and detailed tooling.

Registered shipping.

Lot details
Object
Completely crafted antique silver cigarette box with gold-plated inside
Material
Silver
Designer/ Artist
Birmingham 1924
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
England
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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