RARE ASPREY 'SLIDE ACTION' SILVER CIGARETTE CASE. SPRING-LOADED HINGE. ROSE GOLD INLAID MONOGRAM.
An early 20th-century (1929) sterling silver cigarette case, made by the luxury silversmiths Asprey & Co Ltd.
Rectangular form with rounded corners, quintessential Art Deco design.
The case decorated with high quality dense engine-turned patterns throughout the front and back.
The case is opened by sliding the patented hinge. The hinge is spring loaded so that the lid pops open when the lid is slided in the horizontal direction. Without clasps.
It has a lovely original rose gold inlaid monogram.
The interior is in clean condition, with its original gilding, fully hallmarked.
The strap has been newly replaced, it is now taut and fully working.
The lids close flush without leaving any gap.
HALLMARKS: London, STERLING fineness 92.5%. MAKER Asprey & Co Ltd.
DIMENSION: 8.4cm x 6cm (3 1/4" x 2 3/8"). Thickness 0.8cm (3/8") approx.
Inside usable space: 7.7cm x 5.4cm
CONDITION: Very good condition for its age with just few minor dents. No splits and no solder repairs. Fully working.
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