An Early Victorian Gold & Turquoise Ladies Sliding Propelling Pencil

Mortimer & Hunt, London c1840
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A fine and delicate early Victorian high carat gold Ladies sliding Propelling Pencil, the hexagonal body engraved with scrolls and flower heads, the terminal set with rows of graduated turquoise beads and with a bloodstone seal engraved - "Alice". The slider button also set with a turquoise bead. Complete with original silk and velvet lined fitted leather retailer's case.

Unmarked c1839-1843.

Retailed by Mortimer & Hunt, Jewellers & Goldsmiths & Goldsmiths To The Queen and Royal Family. 136 New Bond Street, London. c1839-1843.

Open 105mm
Closed 84mm

£595.00

Condition
In fine crisp condition. The internal metal drive pin not functioning.
Weight
7.00 Grams (0.23 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS120822
Medium
Gold