A silver envelope locket that was originally a stamp holder attached to an Edwardian chatelaine or pocket watch fob, this is an intriguing piece.
Embellishment is very simple and understated with a 'stitched' border and tiny flourishes to the front.
The locket is in the shape of a little satchel or envelope and has a hinged 'envelope flap' that clips secure shut - wonderful for holding a special love note, inspirational prayer or photograph. Both sides have a smooth polished finish.
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The envelope is stamped to the inside with full English hallmarks for sterling silver, the City of Birmingham and the year 1904. The maker's mark is also present - 'BPDC' for the Boots Pure Drug Company. The lovely fat suspension ring is stamped for sterling with the Lion Passant of England.
Size: .85 x 1.15 inch or 22 x 29mm in size, approximately 4mm in thickness.
Condition: Very good. Some tiny surface marks (possibly baby teeth marks :) but no nasty scratches, splits or cracks. Closure clips into place firmly and the hinge is excellent.
Weight: 5.4 grams
Age: 1904 - 112 years of age.
The envelope locket is presented on a new sterling silver chain, 24 inches or 61cm long, stamped to the clasp for 925 silver. Pendant and chain are shown on a life size torso in image #2.
I always look for good quality Edwardian silver stamp envelopes - useful, fun and very beautiful as a locket, This one is unusual in that it is centrally suspended rather than corner hung.
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