William Henry Sparrow Co. Sterling Silver Cigarette/Vesta Case c. 1920

Salt River Collectibles

$429.00 
SKU: 2435

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  • Beautiful Sterling Silver Cigarette/Vesta Case featuring a beautiful enamel plaque depicting a stunning topless model from a popular KPM Studios portrait. 
  • Case has Gilded Interior and still has one of the the original straps remaining
  • Case was made by William Henry Sparrow Co. Birmingham, England 
  • Circa 1920
  • Fully Stamped and Hallmarked
  • Condition:  Good - case has few dings on the edges and some light surface scratches consistent with normal usage for its age. The enamel panel is in very good shape with some very light surfacing scratches that are not very noticeable the enamel panel still displays very nicely. The hinge and latch on the case are in perfect working order and the case shuts tightly but does have a slight gap when closed. The interior of case is in good shape and has one of the original straps remaining which is a little frayed.  
  • Size:  3 1/2 x 2 1/2 "
  • Weight:  3.7 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. 

GOOD - Item shows some signs of normal wear consistent with the age and handling of the item and may have some minor imperfections such as light scratches, dings or fading.

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