A silver envelope locket that was originally a stamp holder attached to an Edwardian chatelaine or pocket watch fob, this is a lovely piece. Both sides are engraved with the ornate scroll work typical of the era and the back has a blank cartouche.
The locket is suspended from a corner and has a hinged 'envelope flap' that clips secure shut - wonderful for holding a special love note, inspirational prayer or photograph.
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The envelope has full hallmarks for sterling silver, Birmingham, England and the year 1915. The maker's mark 'A&LLD' for the renowned silversmiths Adie & Lovekin Ltd is present and crisp.
Size: .82 x 1.15 inch or 21 x 29mm in size, approximately 4mm in thickness.
Condition: Excellent. No dings or splits - the case looks barely used and is one of the best I have found. Closure snaps into place firmly and the hinge is very strong and working perfectly.
Weight: 4.9 grams (without the chain)
Age: 1915 - 102 years of age.
Presented on a new 30 inch or 76cm sterling silver chain, stamped 925 to the clasp. Shown on a life size torso in image 3. A 20 inch chain is also available if preferred - please choose at checkout.
Edwardian silver stamp envelopes - useful, fun and very beautiful as a locket. This is a very nice example from my favorite English silversmiths, Adie & Lovekin.
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