Rare Antique French Wax Seal, Paper Knife or Letter Opener, Vermeil Blade, Matrix, and Agate Handles. All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent. We'll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our'Favorites' customers.A stunning fine desk set, 2 pieces: antique French. 800/1000 pure silver (boar's head mark) with 18k gold layer (vermeil) desk pieces to include both the 8 5/8 long letter opener or paper knife, and the monogrammed wax seal. Each with a perfect handle in carved agate. The 2 pieces are just elegant, preserved with the 18k gold coating on fine silver quite fully intact.
You have to find the tiny French mark (boar's head profile) to know that the gold is over. 800/1000 pure French worked silver. Blade is cutaway, truly opulently worked.
A deep amber colored agate, not a nip nor chip. No dents to the silver. A perfect set, dating to late 1800s, perhaps as late as 1910. Measurements of both pieces noted on the photos.
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_gsrx_vers_631 GS 6.9.8b6 (631). The item "Antique French Wax Seal, Paper Knife or Letter Opener, Vermeil Blade, Agate Hndl" is in sale since Sunday, November 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Sets". The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in San Marcos, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.