Victorian German Silver ""Unique Pocket Companion""

John Sheldon, Birmingham 1842
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A rare Victorian German silver Patent ""Unique Pocket Companion"" with engine turned decoration to the body. The pocket companion comprises at one end, a slide out steel pen holder, a pencil and toothpick combined with a half sovereign gauge. At the opposite end the plain seal terminal is engraved with initials and unscrews to reveal a lead reservoir. The case also unscrews at the centre to reveal the letter and coin balance which is graduated 1D to 4D and 1/2 ounce to 2 ounce.

Stamped John Sheldon, 1086 Feb 8 1842

The Registered design for the Improved Unique Pocket Companion was enterered on the 8th February 1842, No: 1086


Sold - £600.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair and in full working order.
Dimensions
H
101mm (3.98 inches)
Weight
18.00 Grams (0.58 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS170613.270
Medium
Silver