Victorian Sterling Silver Playing Card Box by William Comyns of London c. 1899

Salt River Collectibles

SKU: 2842

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  • This Victorian era Sterling Silver Playing Card Box by William Comyns of London 
  • Case has a Gilded interior and Features Beautiful "Silhouette" Style Repousse Design.
  • Comes with 2 Complete Sets of Miniature Playing Cards with 2 Jokers 
  • Stamped and Hallmarked William Comyns, London - 1899
  • Condition:  Good - Lid closes nice and flush, hinge is in perfect working condition and other than some light surface scratching consistent with normal use and handling for its age the case has no major dings or issues with the seams. 
  • Note: Box is made for Miniature Playing Cards and standard size cards will not fit.  
  • Size:  3 x 2 1/4  X 1 1/2"
  • Card Size: 2 1/2 x 1 5/8"
  • Weight:  approx 3.5 oz (without cards) 


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