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Mappin & Webb (1973) Sundial (1) - Mappin Paris sterling silver money clip in form of travel pocket sundial - Silver, .925 silver

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Very unusual vintage French sterling silver combination money clip and travel pocket sundial. Round form with Roman numerals. The outer ring is marked with Mappin Paris maker's mark and "crab" hallmark which was used in France on small items of silver. The sundial was then imported into London and received a full set of British hallmarks.

Highly unusual and desirable item.

Maker: Mappin & Webb / Mappin Paris
Assay office: Import marks for London
Date: 1973

23. 08 g
4. 5 cm overall diameter
4 cm sundial diameter

Very good vintage condition. The outer ring is a bit uneven in shape; compass insert absent.


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Very unusual vintage French sterling silver combination money clip and travel pocket sundial. Round form with Roman numerals. The outer ring is marked with Mappin Paris maker's mark and "crab" hallmark which was used in France on small items of silver. The sundial was then imported into London and received a full set of British hallmarks.

Highly unusual and desirable item.

Maker: Mappin & Webb / Mappin Paris
Assay office: Import marks for London
Date: 1973

23. 08 g
4. 5 cm overall diameter
4 cm sundial diameter

Very good vintage condition. The outer ring is a bit uneven in shape; compass insert absent.

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