Victorian German Silver "Non Pareil" 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 ever pointed Pencil reversibly fitting into the casing at one end and a plain seal terminal to the other, the body with reeded decoration. The balance graduated 1D to 4D.

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 - £450.00

Condition
In good condition and in full working order
Dimensions
L
100  mm (3.94 inches)
Weight
16.00 Grams (0.51 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
CH0093B
Medium
Silver