Mother of Pearl Handle Sterling Silver Pen Knife Antique Victorian English 1897 by Thomas Marples

Phillip Brough (Lomond Antiques)

BLA10507

Fantastic antique sterling silver pen knife with a mother of pearl handle dating from the late Victorian period with English hallmarks. These English hallmarks can be found to the one side, Sheffield assay office along with the date letter for the year 1897. This is where you also see the makers mark for Thomas Marples. Good hinge to open & close. The mother of pearl is in good order please see the pictures with a nice shield detail to the one side.
Size open 12.2 x 1.3 cm or 4.8 x 0.5 inches.
Size closed 7.2 cm or 2.8 inches.
Weight 19.0 grams or 12.2 penny weight.