Antique Victorian Solid Silver Square Propelling Pencil, c1900
Antique late Victorian solid sterling silver propelling pencil. Unusual square form shape with beautiful bright cut hand chased foliate decoration around the outside & vacant cartouche on one side. There is a round sliding button on one side which extends & retracts the internal pencil tip. The pencil tip has a twist action which extends & retracts the pencil lead mechanism. Both mechanisms are in excellent working order, the pencil lead mechanism is peticularly smooth indicating a sign of good quality. The pencil comes complete with a new pencil lead in the tip. As is often the case with some of these small items of silver from this period & of this design the pencil is un-marked but has been acid tested to confirm solid sterling silver. Lovely collectors item.
VS = 1.5mm
Length 75mm (closed)
Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age, use & polishing. There is no damage or dings or dents.
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