This sterling letter opener is in very good condition with normal wear and scratching from use. This piece is quite large at 10 1/4" in length. The top has a pierced art deco style monogram of JCE. Very nicely done. It is 1 1/2" wide at its widest point at the monogrammed handle. Stamped sterling on the back and weighs 52.3 grams or 1.68 ozt (1.85 ounces).