This is a sterling silver purse with a beautiful scrolled design around a raised center. The front is hand engraved with the monogram LER.
The silver has a nice weight and it is not thin or flimsy.
The inside is lined with creamy silk. In the center is a sterling hinge-top pocket.
It is stamped inside – Sterling, the hallmark for R. Blackinton & Co. and 3039.
The purse section measures 3-1/2" x 2-1/2" (not measuring the attached rings or the clasp) x 5/8" thick at the center. The chain handle measures 12-3/4" from end to end. From the top of the handle to the bottom of the purse is about 8-5/8" long.
Condition: snaps closed and holds properly, there are some small dings, the silk is very delicate and is crumbling.
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