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LOS CASTILLO MIXED METAL LETTER OPENER-MEXICO

LOS CASTILLO MIXED METAL LETTER OPENER-MEXICO


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1960: Item # 59789

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$175

Letter opener hand made of sterling, brass, and copper by Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1940. Well executed married metals design on front and back comprise the top of the piece. It is signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO STERLING MEXICO #58" and was made before the bellmark system was instituted by the Mexican gov't. in 1947. Made of heavy gauge silver, it measures 6 1/2" long and is in good condition except for the tip which has wear from use. Nice early Los Castillo desk piece.....$8 for insured USA shipping plus applicable NY sales tax.