Cigarette Case – William Henry Sparrow – SS, Slim
William Henry Sparrow (England)
Curved Low-Profile Cigarette Case, c. 1913
sterling silver, 79.4 grams
3 ¼” high x 3 3/8” wide x 3/8” thick
Notes: William Henry Sparrow sterling silver cigarette case of slim, curved, low-profile form that fits comfortably against the body, made circa 1913. The exterior is extensively engraved with scrolling foliate around a central frontal cartouche, and the interior is gilt washed.
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Markings: impressed on interior left, “W.H.S”, [Birmingham Anchor], [Sterling Silver Lion Passant], [1913-14 “o”]; impressed on interior right, [Sterling Silver Lion Passant], [1913-14 “o”]; engraved on front circular cartouche with a gothic “W”.
Condition: Antique, Excellent
For Accuracy: an antique it may show expected light signs of wear commensurate with age. The latch, hinge, spring and band work well and snap and hold tight. The cartouche is engraved with a “W.”
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