Victorian tortoiseshell calling card case c1880. Tortoiseshell veneer (usually laid on bone) with ivory veneer to its inside edge. Both sides have a central tortoiseshell panel with white metal inlay to bevelled tortoiseshell border. Interior in original decorative paper. Hinge and locking catch both in good working order. Dimensions are 10.5cm x 8cm x 1.5cm.


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Tortoiseshell Calling Card Case c1880

SKU: MS101
  • The case is in excellent condition commensurate with its age. No loses to the tortoiseshell or ivory. Hinge and catch both in very good working order. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.

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