Rare Victorian Silver Combined Butt Marker & Vesta Case

John Millward Banks, Birmingham
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A rare late Victorian combined silver Butt Marker and Vesta Case of rounded rectangular form with attached suspension ring and two sprung hinged lids, the first opening to reveal a vesta compartment with silver gilt interior, and the second housing eight numbered ivory pegs, also with gilded interior. A striker to the lid. The face engraved with a Barons Coronet above an initial 'H'. The reverse engraved from Assheton. Probably given by Sir Ralph Assheton to Baron Hotham.

By John Millward Banks, Birmingham, 1900

Retailed by J C Vickery.

£1,850.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
42 mm (1.65 inches)
W
32 mm (1.26 inches)
D
13 mm (0.51 inches)
Weight
39.00 Grams (1.25 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
VA12818S
Medium
Silver & Ivory