Large sterling silver cigarette case, engine turned pattern on both sides, gold washed interior, 172 gms, Birmingham, 1946

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VINTAGE STERLING SILVER CIGARETTE CASE (170334)

DESCRIPTION
This is a large sterling silver cigarette case.
Both sides on the outside have an engine turned pattern with grooved borders in smooth sterling silver. The pattern isn't very clear in the photos because it is dense.
Inside, the case is gold washed with a gold double elastic holder with gold metal ends that hook onto the sides of the case.
The maker was William Neale and Sons of Birmingham, England.
Inside, on one side of the case are stamped:
Lion passant for British sterling silver
"W" for the year 1946.
Stamped on the other side are:
Lion passant for British sterling silver
Anchor symbol for Birmingham
WNSLP for William Neale and Sons
"W" for 1946.
The case weighs 172 grams.
The case could be used for business cards.

MEASUREMENTS
The case measures almost 5 inches / 12.5 cm by 3.25 inches / 8.25 cm. It is 0.25 of an inch / 6 mm thick.

AGE
The case is date stamped 1946.

CONDITION
The case is in very good vintage condition. The clasp works perfectly and the gold elastic holder is in great shape. The gold washed interior is beautiful and the outside of the case has just the usual surface scratches, some marks, and a minor indentation on one side.

SHIPPING
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