This is a superb mid 20th-century (1950) sterling silver gilt large cigarette case, made by the luxury silversmiths Asprey & Co Ltd.
The case decorated with quality dense engine-turned pattern throughout the front and back.
The lid is opened by Asprey patented sliding hinge, this design eliminates the thumbpiece. The hinge is spring-loaded and so, the lid pops open when the lock is disengaged.
The case is gilded throughout, the original gold wash is still strong inside and out.
The interior is in clean condition. Original strap.
It is fully hallmarked and stamped in 4 places.
The case is free from personal inscriptions or monograms.
A heavy silver case at 199g. High quality and extremely well-made.
It comes with an original Asprey box.
HALLMARKS: London, SILVER fineness 925. MAKER Asprey & Co Ltd
DIMENSION: 12.7cm x 8.5cm (5" x 3 3/8"). approx.
CONDITION: Excellent, rarely used condition, without damage. No dents, no splits and no repairs. The lid closes flush without leaving any gap. The sliding hinge is fully working.
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