ANTIQUE GEORGIAN SILVER & MOTHER OF PEARL POCKET FOLDING KNIFE - EXCELLENT WORKING ORDER
Rare early 19th-century (c1810) sterling silver & MOP folding penknife or fruit knife.
Sterling silver hallmarked blade.
Beautiful genuine mother of pearl panels on both sides. Each side with 3 intricate inlaid roundels.
Good blade - the silver still has good thickness and heavy gauge - not flimsy. No dents.
A fine early piece, genuine circa 210 year old English antique folding knife.
HALLMARKS: Sheffield, STERLING fineness 92.5% Maker's mark not struck, this is common for early/pre-1820 George III penknives.
DATE: circa 1810
DIMENSION: Length : CLOSED 7.9cm (3 1/8"). OPEN 14.2cm (5 5/8") approx.
CONDITION: Excellent condition for its age, except hairline splits to the mother of pearl panels, only minor. The hinge is sturdy. The blade latches at 90° and then 180°. It gives a strong snap when closing. Straight bade, no wobble.
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Sep 7, 2018
Item is just as described, shipped quickly, and was packaged very well. Thank you so much!