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Snuff Box Ref: HAN4452

An exceptional silver table snuff box of pillow form with profuse castings around the top and sides. Made in 1833 by Nathanial Mills in Birmingham. This box is in near mint condition with very little wear to the high points, there is crisp guilding inside with some faint surface scratches and good hallmarks on the top and bottom. The 23 part hinge is undamaged and the box closes tightly. The inscription reads "Presented by the inhabitants of Airdrie to John Russell Esq., one of the Ballies as a token of grateful respect for his amiable manners as a gentleman and his indefatigable zeal, ability and impartiality as a Magistrate. 14th Oct. 1835".

One of the best boxes I have had.

Weight: 248.8gms or 8ozs
Size: 10.5 x 7 x 3.5cms

Price: 2,995.00 / US $3,893.50


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Snuff Box Ref: HAN4838

A beautiful silver gilt snuff box made by Lee & Co in 1819 in Birmingham. The box is in great condition with no damage or repairs. It has its original gilding on the inside and outside with a little wear to the high points. The hallmarks are crisp and the 11 part hinge is in very good condition and the box closes tightly. There is a classical scene cast on the top.

Weight: approx. 128gms or 4ozs
Size: 7 x 5.5 x 2cms

Price: 1,750.00 / US $2,275.00


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Snuff Box Ref: HAN4870

An exceptionally fine large silver gilt table snuff box in mint condition with no damage or repairs. The box was made by Thomas Eley in London in 1850. There is virtually no wear to the classical scene of nude bathers on the lid. Overall the gilding is excellent but may have been regilded at some early time. The 11 part hinge is perfect and the box closes tightly. There are a full set of crisp hallmarks on the bottom and the makers mark on the top. The engine turned bottom has no wear at all.

Weight: approx. 249gms or 8ozs
Size: 13 x 5 x 4.5cms

Price: 2,495.00 / US $3,243.50


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Snuff Box Ref: HAN4757

A rare Georgian silver snuff box by Joseph Wilmore of Birmingham made in 1822. It is in mint condition with very little wear to the high points and the original gilding inside with only light surface scratches. The cast scene is of a maid and a seated gentleman smoking a pipe. It has "James Bett" engraved on a small cartouche on the bottom. The 13 part hinge is excellent and the lid closes tightly, the hallmarks are good on the bottom and lightly stuck on the top. Overall the box is in very good condition with no damage or repairs.

Weight: 143gms or 5ozs
Size: 7.5 x 6.5 x 2.5cms

Price: 1,995.00 / US $2,593.50


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Snuff Box Ref: HAN4863

A scarce example of the famous Georgian silver snuff box called the "Pedlar" by John Linnit, made in London in 1825. This is made from a good gauge of silver and being at least 0.5oz heavier than other examples. The box is in excellent condition with only a couple of tiny dings to the edge. The hallmarks are crisp on the inside of the top and bottom, it also has part marks on the lid beside the Pedlar's head. The 15 part hinge is very tight and the box closes well. The crests on the front are for Baronet Hervey-Bathhurst of Clarendon Park in Wiltshire. This is one of the best examples of this box you will find.

Weight: approx. 198gms or 6.4ozs
Size:10 x 5.5 x 3cms

Price: 3,250.00 / US $4,225.00


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Snuff Box Ref: HAN4714

An exceptionally beautiful 18k gold snuff box. Continental made with marks on the rim, possibly Swiss. The condition is very fine with no damage, marks, repairs or wear. The enamelling on the top is exquisite; this box has to be seen to be appreciated. It is double opening, both 11 part hinges are perfect and both lids close very tightly. The box looks as if it has never been used. It probably dates to around 1800.

Weight: approx. 147gms or 4.72ozs
Size: 8 x 5 x 3cms

Price: 10,500.00 / US $13,650.00


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Snuff Box Ref: HAN3958

A scarce George II silver and agate snuff box made in London in 1750 by "BE". It is of typical mid-18th. Century form with a Hallmarked and guilded interior. The box is in excellent condition and the stone has no damage, the 7 part hinge is in very good order.

Weight: 44gms; Size: 6 x 5.5 x 2.5cms

Price: 895.00 / US $1,163.50


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Snuff Box Ref: HAN4097

A very crisp Victorian Scottish silver table snuff box made by Thomas Johnston of Edinburgh in 1874. There is engine turning on all sides and there is virtually no wear at all. The box is in excellent condition with very slight damage to the interior of the hinge. The interior is guilded and fully hallmarked and the 13 part hinge is tight. The inscription reads: "To John Lees from W. Mitchell".

Weight: 113grams; Size: 7.5 x 5 x 2cms

Price: 595.00 / US $773.50


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Snuff Box Ref: HAN4104

An excellent silver table snuff box made in Birmingham by Edward Smith in 1836. It is cast with flowers and swags on the top and is fully guilded inside, there is very slight scratching to the inside. There is engine turning on the base and a tight 17 part hinge on the lid. There is a letter "W" engraved onto a plate on the lid. The box is generally in very good condition with only very slight polishing to the raised decoration.

Weight: 182gms; Size; 9 x 5.75 x 3cms

Price: 1,295.00 / US $1,683.50


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Snuff Box Ref: HAN3912

A beautiful 9ct gold Edwardian snuff box. It was made in London by Joseph Walton in 1902, he was well known for making cases and boxes. It is in excellent condition with no engraving or any damage. The hinge is tight and the inside is gilded and fully hallmarked.

Weight: 38gms, Length: 5.25cms

Price: 1,995.00 / US $2,593.50


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Snuff Box Ref: HAN2704

Snuff Box made in Edinburgh by J. Millidge in 1827. An excellent round engine turned snuff box with a pull off lid. The piece is fully hallmarked on the top and bottom and is gilded on the inside.

Weight: 70.3g; Size 5.5 x 2.5cms


Price: 495.00 / US $643.50


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