Victorian German Silver Combined Letter / Coin Balance / Propelling Pencil

JOHN SHELDON, BIRMINGHAM 1842
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A rare Victorian German silver combined Letter and Coin Balance with an Everpointed Propelling Pencil reversibly fitting into the casing at one end and a seal terminal to the other, the body with reeded decoration. The balance graduated 1D to 4D & SW.

Stamped: John Sheldon 1207 APl 22 1842.

The registered design for this "Nonpareil miniature letter and coin balance and ever-point pencil case" was entered on 22nd April 1842.

Registered design number: 1207.

Sold - £320.00

Condition
In good condition although the drive pin for the pencil is not functioning and it is a little loose when reversed and fitted into the case.
Dimensions
L
100  mm (3.94 inches)
Weight
17.00 Grams (0.55 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS170613.276
Medium
Silver