An intricately engraved sterling silver stamp holder in the shape of a envelope with a hinged lid. Originally attached to an Edwardian chatelaine or pocket watch fob, the envelope makes a beautiful andunique locket.
Both sides are engraved with the ornate acanthus scrolls typical of the Edwardian era and the back has a blank shield shaped 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.
+ All the details
The envelope is stamped 'STERLING SILVER' on the inside.
Size: .82 x 1.15 inch or 21 x 29mm in size, approximately 4mm in thickness.
Condition: Very, very good. No dings or splits, the closure snaps into place firmly and the hinge is very strong and working perfectly.
Weight: 4.1 grams (without the chain)
Age: Very early 1900s
Presented on a new 20 inch or 51cm sterling silver chain, stamped 925 to the clasp. Shown on a life size torso in image 4.
Edwardian silver stamp envelopes - useful, fun and very beautiful as a locket. This is an excellent example of Edwardian silversmithing.
+ Please note: the shipping on this piece is via International Courier - hence the high shipping rate. Target delivery time is 5-6 working days Worldwide.
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