Silver Vesta case with engine turned decoration hallmarked Birmingham 1919 By Deakin & Francis Ltd

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A very handsomely designed solid silver vesta case.  Both the front and back are smartly decorated with engine turned decoration featuring columns of stripes and there is an empty cartouche in circular form in the very centre.   The lid is hinged to one side and there is a loop at the side for attachment. 

Hallmarks are clearly visible for the Birmingham Assay office with a date mark for 1919 and maker's marks for Deakin & Francis Ltd.  The Lion Passant is also visible indicating the finest sterling silver. Also a good heavy weight and feels very tactile when held.

A most attractive and stylish Vesta case, a good heavy gauge silver.

Condition:  In great antique collector's condition.

Hallmarks and maker's marks:  Birmingham  1919 by Deakin & Francis Ltd.

Measurements: Height:  5.3 cm Width:  4 cm Depth: 9 mm Weight:  28.8 grams 

Weights and measurements are approximate