Late Victorian 9ct gold miniature penknife with engraved scroll decoration, 43mm, Birmingham 1901 and one other 9ct gold miniature button hook, 37mm
Sold for £85
Victorian penknife with engraved decoration is fully hallmarked. Both sides of the gold panels are in good condition with some very light surface scratching. Panels very slightly raised away from the surface on one side. The button hook and knife both extend outwards and slot back into place. Both have some patches of rust and scratching. The tip of the knife is blunt and has a little bit of movement once extended but still secure.
Button hook is stamped ‘9ct’ on both sides. Some small dents and surface scratching all over. The hook extends out and goes back into place, rather stiff but sturdy.
Total weight 15.7g
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Auction: Specialist Collectors' Sale - Live Online, Tue, 12th Jan 2021
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