John Collard Vickery Silver Sprung Collapsible Card Case

John Collard Vickery Silver Sprung Collapsible Card Case

Regular price R 2,000

Vintage Sterling Silver Sprung Collapsible Card Case

The collapsible, sprung card case is marked with the patent number PAT 16201.It carries the sterling silver, Lion Passant, mark, the hallmark for Birmingham and the date letter for 1948, as well as the maker’s mark J.C.V for John Collard Vickery. The spring mechanism keeps the case flattened, until the sides are squeezed, thus raising the sides and opening the interior.  It shows signs of wear with some dents.

Weight                                    64.4g
Age                                         1948
Dimension                              87 x 57mm (flat); 87 x 46 x 13mm (open)
Condition                                Reasonable
Stock code                             BE533

Available at Bancroft Antiques "vintage jewellery and quirky curiosities", Sandton, Johannesburg South Africa, +27828231492

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