Antique F&B Sterling Silver Compact/Coin Holder with Amethyst Clasp

Salt River Collectibles

SKU: 1072

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  • This rare Sterling Silver Wrist Purse has Compact/Coin Holder and features classic Art Deco design with a beautifully gilded interior and Amethyst stone clasp. 
  • The case comes with the original powder puff and has coin holder in a hidden compart. 
  • Circa 1920's
  • Made by Theodore Foster & Bro's. Providence Rhode Island
  • Stamped and Hallmarked
  • Condition:  Good - case has some scratches and dings. The hinge and latch are both in perfect working condition and lid shuts tight and flush. The springs in the coin holders are fine working order and all compartments open and shut nicely. The mirror does not have any cracks but does have some white staining around edges.  
  • Size:  3 1/2 x 2 1/2 "
  • Drop Chain is 7 "
  • Weight:  5 oz. 


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The definitions of our condition standards are as follows:

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.

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

Note:  Some of the Vintage Sterling Silver items offered for sell on our website have been cleaned or polished by the previous owners and some have not.  Due to the varying schools of thought concerning cleaning Vintage Sterling Silver we do not clean or polish any of these type of items and instead choose to leave that decision in the hands of our customers.