Antique English Sterling Silver Card Holder by Robert Thornton c. 1875

Salt River Collectibles

SKU: 2413

  • This Beautiful Victorian Era Sterling Silver Card Holder features an intricate Floral Vine Design and is monogrammed on one side. 
  • Made by Robert Thornton
  • Birmingham - 1875
  • Stamped and Hallmarked  
  • Condition:  Good - item has a slight depression in middle from being carried in the back pocket but does not affect the hinge assembly which is in perfect working condition and the lid closes tight and flush when shut. Cosmetically, the case has small dings on a couple of the edges but there is no splitting on the edges or on any of the seams and the case is in overall great condition with very minimal tarnish or scratching. 
  • Note: modern size cards will fit inside this card holder
  • Size:  4 1/4 x 3" 
  • Weight:  3.0 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.