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Antique Sliding Ivory Mechanical Pencil / Penknife * Mordan Make

Antique Sliding Ivory Mechanical Pencil / Penknife * Mordan Make
$115.00
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Antique Carved Ivory Basketweave Needle Case * Circa 1830

Antique Carved Ivory Basketweave Needle Case * Circa 1830
This pretty antique needle or bodkin case is carved of real ivory with an allover basketweave design and flowers at each end. The quality of the carving is fabulous, as is the nice old patina. The condition is excellent and it screws together perfectly. It measures 3 3/4" long and was bought in England....

$115.00




Antique Tortoise Shell & Sterling Case w/ Scissors Set * 1917

Antique Tortoise Shell & Sterling Case w/ Scissors Set * 1917
This wonderful case is made of real tortoise shell with a sterling silver hinge and latch. The hinge has the English sterling hallmarks for London 1917 and the maker's mark H.A. & Co. The inside is lined with the original dark blue velvet and holds 3 pairs of English steel scissors with fluted shanks. The scissors are 4 3/4", 3 5/8" and 3 1/2" long. All have tight blades, intact points and cut pretty well. The tortoise case measures 6 3/8" long and 2 1/4" wide at the top. There is a tiny insect nibble at the bottom back edge, but it's in overall wonderful condition with beautiful tortoise patterns. The silver button on the front slides u...

$395.00




Antique Carved Ivory Egg With Ivory Child's Thimble * Circa 1830

Antique Carved Ivory Egg With Ivory Child's Thimble * Circa 1830
This little antique egg is smoothly carved of ivory and contains a little ivory thimble. The top of the egg has two faint hairline cracks, but still screws together well and securely. The condition is otherwise excellent. It measures 1 3/4" long and 3/4" in diameter. The tiny ivory thimble has smooth sides and carved knurling on the top. It's in excellent condition with no holes, chips or other damage. It is about an American child's size 1 (10.7 mm diameter opening)....

$85.00




Antique Tortoise Shell Cased Crochet Hook Set * Circa 1850

Antique Tortoise Shell Cased Crochet Hook Set * Circa 1850
This special set of steel crochet hooks is in wooden box that had been veneered with real natural tortoise shell. The opening is veneered with ivory and ivory forms the shelf that holds the hooks. The cartouche on the top (not personalized) and the hinge and push button and all sterling silver (tested). The handle is carved of mother of pearl and has a brass mechanism on the end that the steel crochet hooks fit into. It then screws down to secure them and it works well. The 8 steel hooks are all rust free with strong, intact hooks. The case is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or other damage. It has a lovely old patina and be...

$235.00




Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * Circa 1820

Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * Circa 1820
This antique carved ivory piece is a pin cushion in disc form. This allowed the pins to be pushed flush into the sides so it wouldn't snag other items in the work bag. The cushion around the sides is silk and is stuck with some old hand made steel pins. Both sides are carved with concentric circles and black scrimshaw style inking accentuates the center and border. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. The silk cushion is intact and original. It measures 1 1/8" in diameter and has a silk wrist loop on top. The ivory grain pattern and patina are lovely....

$115.00




Rare Antique Silver Corset Vesta or Match Safe * Circa 1890

Rare Antique Silver Corset Vesta or Match Safe * Circa 1890
This antique silver plated vesta is in the form of a lady's corset, a bit risqué for the time. The top is hinged and it opens and snaps closes solidly. The striker is at the bottom. The condition is excellent with no dents or other damage and measures 1 5/8" high by 1 3/8" wide. The silver plating is rubbed at the hinge and it looks like it was plated over copper or brass. The side has a ring so it could be attached to a chatelaine or watch chain. The top has faint engraving "L. Turner" but it was hard to photograph. It was bought in England. One like this is shown on p. 90 of Eugene & Christine Sanders' book Pocket Matchsafes and they ...

$195.00



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