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Lot 413 (The Silver Auction, 20th January 2021)

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY SILVER DESK SET IN A FITTED CASE

Sold for £130


Condition report

Wear to each piece, tarnishing and discolouration to silver
Some dents and marks to silver (especially to candlesticks, which are slightly misshapen to top)
Hinge to reverse of desk calendar is rusty and quite loose
Blade of letter opener a little worn and rusty
Glass pot within inkwell is broken
Calendar with only two date cards, double sided for Feb, Aug, Apr, Oct.

 

EARLY 20TH CENTURY SILVER DESK SET,
maker Henry Clifford Davis, Birmingham 1909, comprising silver ink well, silver framed miniature desk calendar, pair of silver candlesticks, silver handled letter opener and pen, contained in a fitted case retailed by R.W. Forsyth

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