Rare Victorian Patented Silver Butt Marker "The Sportsman's Pathfinder"

John Millward Banks, Birmingham 1899
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A rare and fine quality Victorian silver Butt Marker of a patented design, the rounded rectangular case of purse form with clasp closure and attached suspension ring, the gilded interior with ingenious multi-barrelled hinge with eight pockets opening to produce the 8 numbered silver pegs in a cascading fan pattern when the case is opened. The face engraved with a crest of a unicorn's head issuing out of a Ducal Coronet.

By John Millward Banks, London, 1899. Patented and retailed by Albert Barker Ltd.

Also stamped to the side: "The Sportsman's Pathfinder" & Albert Barker Ld, London Pat .22108.

£1,500.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
50 mm (1.97 inches)
W
29 mm (1.14 inches)
D
12 mm (0.47 inches)
Weight
46.00 Grams (1.48 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
VA12603S
Medium
Silver