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English Sterling Letter Opener Miniature Sword Knife

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 747674

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Rochester, New York 14618

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Featuring a one of a kind English sterling silver miniature sword that could be used as a letter opener or paper cutter knife. Fully hallmarked with the lion for England, leopards head for London, Victoria's head for Victorian era, and date mark D in a shield for 1879-1880. Makers mark EHS. Both scabbard and sword stamped. Chain with ring for hanging as for a chatelaine attached. Beautifully made and unique. Worthy of being published in a book, as Stephen Helliwell's book(Christie's Collector's Library), "Collecting Small Silverware". Measures 5 1/2" long and in excellent condition with no damages or restorations. Inventory number will be removed easily if sold. Return privilege providing item returned within 3 days of having been received and in sent condition. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax collected if sold in New York state unless valid resale number and sales tax form provided.