RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER TEDDY BEAR PIN CUSHION ...

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FEV97

This is a truly delightful and very collectable pin cushion in the form of a seated teddy bear. It is dated Chester 1909 and bears the hallmarks of the BOots Pure Drug Company. The back fitted with then original purple velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

BPDC for Boots Pure Drug Company
Chester assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "l" for 1909.

Dimensions:

Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:
Silver casing and cushion in very good condition.
Sits firmly on its legs.
No repairs.

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Postage overseas: £10 International Signed For.
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£495
| $659 USD | €561 EUR

UNUSUAL EDWARDIAN SILVER CHICK PIN CUSHION BY ...

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OCTO65

This rare and delightful Edwardian sterling silver pin cushion is dated Birmingham 1909 and was made by the prolific silversmiths Cohen & Charles. The hallmarked sterling silver head is embellished with textured decoration realistically reproducing the bird’s plumage. The body of the chick is comprised of a later recovered blue velvet cushion.

This body supported by two feet raised on a circular base. The base loaded and retaining the original leatherette.

Hallmarks:

C&C for Cohen & Charles.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "k" for 1909.

Dimensions:

Maximum length: 5cm / 1.6 inches.
Maximum height: 5cm / 1.6 inches.
Base diameter: 3.2 cm / 1.2 inches.

Condition:
Silver casing and cushion in very good condition.

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Postage overseas: £10 International Signed For.
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£395
| $526 USD | €448 EUR

VERY LARGE EDWARDIAN SILVER “ PIG” PIN ...

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NOV78

This fabulous and very collectable silver mounted “pig” pin cushion was made by the sought-after silversmith Henry Matthews and is dated Birmingham 1907. It is a very sizeable example, measuring over 3 inches long and 2 inches high. The silver casing beautifully modelled and with bags of character. The pig looks very jolly with a huge grin on his face. Fitted with the original cushion.

Hallmarks:

H.M for Henry Matthews
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "h" for 1907.

Dimensions:

Length: 8cm / 3.2 inches.
Maximum width: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Maximum height: 5.5cm / 2 inches.

Condition:

Silver casing in very good condition.
Original cushion worn but in good order.

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£295
| $393 USD | €334 EUR

SILVER "HATCHING CHICK" PIN CUSHION BY SAMPSON ...

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NOV77

This novelty silver "hatching chick" pin cushion was designed by the collectable Sampson Mordan & Co and is fully hallmarked for Chester 1912.
It is the small example.
The pin cushion is designed as a newly hatched chick sitting in half an egg shell. It is beautifully detailed, with the chick's back being the cushion, which is finished in purple velvet.
The chick is 'weighted' in such a way that, should it be knocked over, it will 'right' itself.

Hallmarks:
SM & Co for Sampson Mordan & Co Ltd.
Lion passant.
Chester Assay mark.
Date letter "M" for 1126

Condition:
Very good.
Velvet in excellent condition.

Dimensions:

Length: 3cm / 2 inches.
Height: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Width: 1.5cm / 0.5 inches.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£275
| $366 USD | €312 EUR

NOVELTY EDWARDIAN SILVER "CANOE" PIN CUSHION BY ...

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JUIL77

This collectable solid silver pin cushion in the form of a canoe was made by the prolific silversmiths Adie & Lovekin and is dated Birmingham 1911. The silver casing fitted with a blue velvet cushion. One side of the canoe fully hallmarked.

Hallmarks:

A&L for Adie & Lovekin.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "m" for 1911.

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£225
| $300 USD | €255 EUR

EDWARDIAN SILVER LADIES’ SHOE PIN CUSHION BY ...

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AOUT67

This delightful and very collectable silver mounted pin cushion was made by the prolific Levi & Salaman and is dated Birmingham 1906. The silver casing realistically modelled as a ladies’ shoe. Fitted with a red velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:
L&S for Levi & Salaman.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "g" for 1906.

Dimensions:
Length: 6cm / 2.3 inches.
Maximum width: 1.5cm / 0.4 inches.
Maximum height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.

Condition:
Silver casing and cushion in very good condition.

Postage UK: £8 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: £10 International Signed For.
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£225
| $300 USD | €255 EUR

EDWARDIAN SCOTTISH SILVER QUAICH PIN CUSHION BY ...

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MARS97

This unusual and amusing novelty quaich pin cushion was made by the renowned Hamilton & Inches and is dated Edinburgh 1902. Of typical twin-handled form with lug handles and circular pedestal foot. Fitted with a blue velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

H&I for Hamilton & Inches.
Edinburgh Assay Mark.
Thistle Mark.
Date letter "v" for 1902

Dimensions:
Length across handles: 6cm / 2.3 inches.
Bowl diameter: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:
Very good.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
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£225
| $300 USD | €255 EUR

EARLY VICTORIAN LARGE TORTOISESHELL NEEDLE CASE, CIRCA ...

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AVR59

This delightful mid 19th Century tortoiseshell casket is designed to hold sewing pins. It is a larger than usual example. The slightly domed hinged cover inlaid with an initialled silver rectangular reserve. The front with a silver button. The base raised on four bone feet. Original silver paper interior.

Dimensions:
Length: 7cm / 3 inches.
Width: 5cm / 2 inches.
Height: 4cm / 1.6 inch.

Condition:
Very good condition for its age.
Good hinge.
No loss to the tortoiseshell.
Original interior in good condition.
Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£165
| $220 USD | €187 EUR

EARLY VICTORIAN TORTOISESHELL NEEDLE CASE, CIRCA 1840 ...

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DEC67

This delightful mid 19th Century tortoiseshell casket is designed to hold sewing pins. The domed hinged cover inlaid with a small copper rectangular reserve. The front with a silver button. The base raised on four ivory feet. Original silver paper interior.

Dimensions:
Length: 6.5cm / 2.3 inches.
Width: 5cm / 2 inches.
Height: 3cm / 1.1 inch.

Condition:

Very good condition for its age.
Good hinge.
Very little loss to the tortoiseshell, just minute loss on edge of front cover.
Original interior in good condition.

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Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£145
| $193 USD | €164 EUR

NOVELTY GEORGE V SILVER SACCHARIN DISPENSER ...

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NOVE73

This rare solid silver saccharin dispenser is fully hallmarked for William Vale & Sons and dated Birmingham 1917. Of plain cylindrical form. The pull-off lid incorporating a sliding mechanism, dispensing individual saccharin pills.

Hallmarks:

W.V&S for William Vale & Sons.
Date letter "s" for 1917.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:
Height: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Diameter: 0.7cm / 0.2 inch.

Condition:
Very good.
Minor ding on one corner.
Postage UK: £7 Special delivery next day.
Postage overseas: £8 International Signed For.
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£115
| $153 USD | €130 EUR

SILVER PIN CUSHION MODELLED AS A WHEEL ...

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APR88

This delightful silver novelty pin cushion was made by the prolific Adie & Lovekin and is dated Birmingham 1922. Modelled as a wheel barrow, with an articulated wheel and fitted with a dark blue velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

ALLD for Adie & Lovekin.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "x" for 1922.

Dimensions:

Length: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Width: 2cm / 0.3 inch.
Height: 3cm / 1.3 inches.

Condition:

Silver wheel barrow and cushion in excellent condition.
Clear marks.
Articulated wheel in functioning order.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £12 International Signed For.
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EDWARDIAN SILVER FROG PIN CUSHION BY ADIE ...

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AOUT84

This delightful Edwardian silver novelty frog pin cushion was made by the prolific Adie & Lovekin and is dated Birmingham 1910. Modelled as a frog, with an articulated wheel and fitted with the blue velvet cushion.

Hallmarks:

AL&L for Adie & Lovekin.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "l" for 1910.

Dimensions:

Length: 4.5cm / 1.4 inches.
Width: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Height: 2cm / 0.6 inches.

Condition:

Excellent.
Maker's marks slightly rubbed but identifiable.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £12 International Signed For.

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SOLD