Victorian Silver Castle Top Card Case Scott Memorial with Bust of Sir Walter Scott

Frederick Marson, Birmingham 1870
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A good Victorian silver Card Case of shaped rectangular form, the face engraved with Scott Memorial, the reverse with an applied bust of Sir Walter Scott to the central oval cartouche, also engraved with a diamond registration mark.

By Frederick Marson, Birmingham, 1870.

Made to Commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the birth of Sir Walter Scott in 1771.

Sold - £2,450.00

In good condition with no damage or repair
101 mm (3.98 inches)
72 mm (2.83 inches)
10 mm (0.39 inches)
55.00 Grams (1.77 troy ounces)
Stock Code
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet.

Scott was the first modern English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime,[1] with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor.

Although primarily remembered for his extensive literary works and his political engagement, Scott was an advocate, judge and legal administrator by profession, and throughout his career combined his writing and editing work with his daily occupation as Clerk of Session and Sheriff-Depute of Selkirkshire.

A prominent member of the Tory establishment in Edinburgh, Scott was an active member of the Highland Society and served a long term as President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (1820–3