Antique Hallmarked Solid Silver chatelaine Propelling Pencil (A Woodward 1902)
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.
A H Woodward
Pencil case manufacturer, I X L Works, Legge Lane, Birmingham, England
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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