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SILVER STERLING 1963 MAPPIN & WEBB B'HAM HM CLOTH BRUSHES GROOMING SET CASE EXC

SILVER STERLING 1963 MAPPIN & WEBB B'HAM HM CLOTH BRUSHES GROOMING SET CASE EXC

SILVER STERLING 1963 MAPPIN & WEBB B'HAM HM CLOTH BRUSHES GROOMING SET CASE EXC

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SOLID STERLING SILVER

Brush & Grooming Cased Set

c.1963 BIRMINGHAM HM - 55 Years Old

MAPPIN & WEBB Ltd Silversmith Birmingham, England

** RARE & EXCELLENT CONDITION **

**** ORIGINAL CONDITION / PHOTOS SHOW ACTUAL BRUSH SET ****

CLEAR PICTURES AND A DETAILED DESCRIPTION

 

TITLE

 

SOLID STERLING SILVER 

Brush & Grooming Cased Set

c.1965 - Modern Era

"Engine Turned Finsish"

Mappin & Webb Ltd - Birmingham Silversmith

Brilliant Clear Hallmarks

 

 

CONDITION

 

EXTREMELY FINE (EF) - Hallmarks Displayed Brilliantly

Excellent Shape & Overall Condition

No Repairs Required / Ready for Immediate Use or Displaying

 

COMMENT 

 

This particular Solid Sterling Silver Birmingham Hallmark "Engine Turned" Brush & Grooming Case Set are in Extremely Fine condition for a 55 year old antique, with minimal age related wear the entire set is very solid ready for use or display, with clear dating & silversmith hallmarks they are in Excellent condition and operate as they should. The workmanship is a rare feature and should not disappoint. 

 

Hallmarks indicates the Brush & Grooming Cased Set was made by the in demand and well documented silversmith Mappin & Webb Ltd of Birmingham England c.1963. This antique can be immediately used or displayed by the new owner knowing this modern era Solid Sterling Silver London Hallmark Brush & Grooming Cased Set will appreciate in value and is extremely well sort.

The brushes are  wood back block pure bristle with brilliant engine turned sterling silver casings, the comb is plastic complete with the lined and double hinged cased box. Reference to Silver Sterling is in relation to the brushes as they are the central pieces to this unique and rare set.  

 

It is uncommon to have an Brush & Grooming Cased Set of this age of 55 years old that holds a wonderful character, appeal and displays as an authentic antique. Along with a heavy cased weight of a combined 580 grams (1/2 Kilogram+) the condition is 100% original as received. There are some light signs of use and handling but with virtually no rubbing to the hallmarks or the ornate engraving. As a classic collectible, this example will be a delightful addition to dinning or display proudly knowing the history is from a by gone era.

 

*** Pictures shown are untouched & show natural reflections / Sun & light glare, additional pictures can be provided. ***

 

HISTORY

Mappin & Webb is a jewelry company headquartered in the United Kingdom.Mappin & Webb traces its origins to 1775, when Jonathan Mappin opened a silver workshop in Sheffield, then as now a major centre of the English silver trade. The business eventually became Mappin Brothers.The first Mappin & Webb store opened in 1860 at 77-78 Oxford Street, London and the company’s candleabras, fine silverwear and vanity products swiftly gained renown.It has held Royal Warrants to British monarchs since 1897. Mappin & Webb has created jewelry for royalty both in the United Kingdom and internationally.Mappin & Webb is a true British treasure with over 241 years of tradition and historical significance in the world of silver and jewelry.Illustrious clients throughout the decades include Queen of France Marie Antoinette, the last Czar of Russia Nicholas II, Winston Churchill, Charles Dickens, Harry Houdini and Grace Kelly. 

HALLMARKS

BRUSHES SIDE 1

"MAPPIN & WEBB Ltd" - Mappin & Webb Silversmiths Birmingham England

"C" - Dates to c.1902 City of Birmingham

 

BRUSHES SIDE 1

"WN & WB" - Mappin & Webb Silversmiths Birmingham England

"Anchor" - City of Birmingham

"Lion Passant" - Denotes Silver Content of .925

"o" - Dates to c.1963 City of Birmingham

MEASUREMENTS & WEIGHTS 

CASE / BOX

180.00 mm x 150.00 mm x 65.00 mm

580.00 grams

 

BRUSHES 

110.00 mm x 65.00 mm x 45.00 mm

240.00 grams

 

COOMB

130.00 mm x 24.00 mm

8.00 grams

 

This Mapping & Webb Brush Set will be ready for use or display .... You may notice this in the pictures. :)

 

***IMPORTANT TERMS & CONDITIONS***

 

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FEEDBACK - Please email with any queries prior to leaving natural or negative feedback. I pride myself on a high level of service, I value repeat clientele and happy to assist where I can. If I have made a notable error or the purchase is damaged in transit, I will immediately take steps to refund or correct. Please note the 1-3 days allowed for mailing, once mailed Australia Post have full control and at times take a longer than expected delivery.

RETURN POLICY - I hope to provide as much information as possible to allow you as the buyer to make an informed decision.  It is always recommended to undertake your own research and emails for any queries prior to bidding or purchasing. The buyer can hold 100% satisfaction that if the item is notably different to that shown and described, a full refund including postage will be re-credited upon the safe return of the purchase. Although buyer remorse is not generally covered under Australian Consumer Law, I am happy to accept returns with the buyers only cost the safe return postage with NO other cost such as a re-stocking fee.

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POSTAGE TIME & MATERIAL - Please allow 1-3 Days for your purchase to be posted, once mailed I will email with the tracking / reference numbers. There is absolutely NO cost for packing materials or transport to the post office, postage cost for international buyers can hold comfort they pay exact postage only. Australian buyers (noted above), it is free shipping within Australia. Postage time frames for Australia Post vary considerably, f

rom experience 

Australia Post Registered mail is 3-10 days and for International destinations, only an approximate time frame can be provided as the postal service will rely on multiple postal carriers.

 

ANTIQUES & RARITIES - bayo_madness

 

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While every care is taken in research and the provision of photos and the description, I am not a dealer and advise buyers to ask questions and seek their own reference prior to auction end.

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SOLID STERLING SILVER

Brush & Grooming Cased Set

c.1963 BIRMINGHAM HM - 55 Years Old

MAPPIN & WEBB Ltd Silversmith Birmingham, England

** RARE & EXCELLENT CONDITION **

***FREE POSTAGE WITHIN AUSTRALIA***

ANTIQUES & RARITIES - bayo_madness

 

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