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Silver Engine Turned Match Book Case Birmingham 1928

Heading : Silver engine turned match book case Birmingham 1928
Date : Hallmarked in 1928 For William Neale & Son Ltd
Period : George V
Origin : Birmingham England

Decoration : Engine turned panels with Greek key borders
Size :  Length 6.2cm, width 4.5cm
Condition : Small dint to one edge
Restoration : None
Weight :  37.9grams (1.22 troy)

 

A classic Art Deco match book case with engine turned decoration.  Personally engraved inscription 'B.B. from F.C.T. March 1929'.

We believe BB to be Denys Watkins-Pitchford the naturalist and illustrator, we all remember "Bill Badgers Big Mistake" .FCT we believe to be Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe the bird painter. They were known to be good friends, Tunnicliffe referred to himself as Frederick Charles.

 

 

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  • Product Code: 20021006
  • Availability: Sold
  • £175.00

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