An antique sterling silver retractable pencil from France, the holder has elegant vertical grooves and embellishment that is typical of French silver from the Belle Epoque era. Originally made to attach to a chatelaine, this piece suits a long necklace chain beautifully.
The pencil holder is sleekly designed and very beautiful with sliding mechanism working perfectly. * See image #3 to see the pencil retracted and extended.
+ All the details
Sterling silver, the soldered suspension ring is stamped with the 'Boar's Head' hallmark of France and the piece is also testing very positively as at least 925 silver.
55mm long, 9mm wide and 4.5mm in thickness (2.16 x .35 x .17 inches)
The total drop from the chain including the sterling suspension ring is 3.34 inches or 85mm.
Weight: 4.8 gms (without the fob clip and chain)
Condition: Excellent. Beautiful patina to the silver, no issues at all. The mechanism extends and contracts easily.
Presented on a new stainless steel chain 34 inches or 86cm long. Stainless steel suits the color of antique silver well and is hypoallergenic. The fob clip is new, antiqued 925 sterling silver and stamped as such. Shown on a life size torso in image 2.
I love the simple lines of this case; with its minimal appearance it looks superb as a long chain pendant.
+ Please note: the shipping on this piece is via International Courier - hence the high shipping rate. Delivery target is 5-6 working days Worldwide.
1-2 business days
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
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Meeting this target can be dependent on border controls at destination.
*Note: Sales to Australia are automatically shipped via Courier with a target delivery time of 2-6 working days, trackable all the way.
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