the cover with flush hinge and engraved From David Matheson to His Mother, S.M. as a Mark of Esteem 1831
A condition report is offered as an indication of any issues visible to the naked eye. As none of our staff is a professional conservator or restorer, buyers must satisfy themselves in respect of condition. The condition report does not form part of any contract between McTear's and the buyer, and all lots are offered "as is" in accordance with our Terms of Business available on our website.
Sold for £900
Estimated at £200 - £400
Shell somewhat loose to mount, mount drops when item lifted but stays attached; shell may have been cut to accommodate mount or suffered some damage to one end, see image; silver section with scratches and nicks commensurate with age, the cover and edges have had some knocks and slight misshaping but cover does close with only very slight lifting to the exposed end; visible flaw or repair which appears as a 'crease' running through cover interior; additional images including marks available
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