Antique Hallmarked Solid Silver chatelaine Propelling Pencil (A Woodward 1902)

Antique Hallmarked Solid Silver chatelaine Propelling Pencil (A Woodward 1902)

SKU: 0174

Antique Edwardian solid sterling silver chatelaine propelling pencil. Hexagonal shaped body with beautiful bright cut hand chased foliate decoration around the outside & a sliding suspension loop & ring at the top. A raised plain stepped band at the bottom & a removable screw top tapering end with foliate decoration & an inset dark amethyst gemstone cap seal in the end. Inside the top end is a small compartment to store spare leads. A repousse centre sliding band in the middle that extends & retracts the pencil tip. The propelling pencil has a twist action tip which extends & retracts the pencil lead mechanism. Both the mechanisms are in excellent working order. The pencil come complete with a pencil lead in the tip. This pencil The pencil is fully hallmarked on the side of the body. This pencil would have once graced a ladies silver chatelaine probably a house keeper in a grand English house. lovely collectors item.


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A H Woodward

Pencil case manufacturer, I X L Works, Legge Lane, Birmingham, England




3.5 grams



Length 56mm (closed)



Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age, use & polishing. There are no dings or dents & no damage.



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