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Lot 1717 (The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction, 21st January 2021)

A LOT OF SIX COMPACTS INCLUDING A SILVER SQUARE COMPACT

Sold for £170


Condition report
Silver and green generally good to fair, nibbles to bottom edge of enamel. Surface wear throughout including tarnish commensurate with use and age.

Silver and blue generally good to fair, nibbles around the edges of the enamel. Surface wear including heavy tarnish throughout. Also one or two dents to base.

Teal generally fair, losses to plating, also to mirror. Surface wear and tarnish throughout.

Blue with floral decoration generally fair, with surface wear throughout, also rusting around the mirror.

Remaining two generally good to fair, with surface wear, including to plating, throughout.

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ENGINE TURNED SILVER SQUARE COMPACT,
with canted corners and green guilloche enamel hinged cover, hallmarked Birmingham 1941, maker Joseph Gloster Ltd., 6cm wide, along with five other, variously shaped enamel topped compacts (6)

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