Antique Ivorine Spanish Communion Book and Matching Coin Purse Set

Salt River Collectibles

SKU: 1480

  • This Antique Childs Communion Book with Matching Coin Purse Set are made from an early celluloid material called Ivorine or "French ivory" and feature a Beautiful Floral Motif. 
  • The coin purse has a silver plated frame with a push button latch with a layered Satin interior lining and an ornate silver tone divider. 
  • Communion book is written in Spanish and titled El Alma Cristiana "The Christian Soul" and the case has a small bronze latch.  
  • Circa 1890–1914
  • Made in Spain
  • Condition: Good - coin purse is in great condition both inside and out with minimal discoloration and no tears in the lining.  The prayer book itself is in great condition with no missing pages however the book cover is missing the back binder but does not have any other major flaws and has very minimal discoloration to the Ivorine as well. 
  • Book Size:  approx 4 1/4  x 2 1/2"
  • Weight: 2.1 oz 
  • Coin Purse Size: approx 2 3/4 x 2 7/8"
  • Weight: 1.4 oz


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EXCELLENT - Item shows no visible imperfections or blemishes with little or no signs of wear and has not had any repairs or restoration performed. 

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FAIR - Item shows more noticeable imperfections such as chips, cracks and may have been touched up or repaired or is missing a component. 

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