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Antique George V Folding Silver & Mother of Pearl Fruit Pocket Knife (Code 1145)

  • £4500


Description

A George V period early 20th century fruit knife.  It is in the shape of a small pocket knife and these were used for peeling and paring fruit.  It has a silver blade which has chased detailing and the handle is in mother of pearl.  The knife spine running through the handle has engine turned detail which is a nice touch.  The hallmark to the blade is for Sheffield 1918 and the makers mark is for Thomas Marples, a specialist maker of these items.

 

Condition

Some scratches to the end of the blade and a slight bit of deformation to the tip. Folding mechanism working fine with the hinge effect still nice and firm.


Dimensions (approx)

Length: 7.5 cms (3 inches) closed

Length: 5.7 cms (2 1/4 inches) the blade  

Weight 22 grams  (before packing)  

 

Stock Code:  1445 OC18-5


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