This is a fascinating piece from the very early 1900s, intriguing in looks and usage!
Originally attached to a watch fob chain this antique case suits a long necklace chain beautifully and is wonderful to handle.
The bullet shaped case is simple, utilitarian and contains an intriguing three part telescoping cigarillo holder. Very beautiful, with a perfectly fitted hinged lid, easily remove the three tubes and you have a secure locket to carry a special note or token.
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The case is rolled gold over silver, giving a lovely mellow shade of gold. The interior telescoping tubes are plated metal, not silver. No stamps or maker's mark on this one.
1.18 inches or 30mm long, and tapered towards the soft point
Weight: 8.4 gms (without the chain)
Age: early 1900s
Condition: Very good. The gold is worn through to silver in the most handled parts (adds to the beauty in my honest opinion), no cracks or splits. The lid has a hinged lid, snug and secure and closes easily.
The Chain: The locket is presented on a new 24inch or 61cm chain in 14ct gold fill, stamped to the clasp as such - seen on a life size torso in image #3.
I love the simple feel of this well made case; with its elegant, minimal appearance it looks superb as a long chain pendant. Tightly capped, this piece would be perfect to carry medication.
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