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George Shiebler & Co - Sterling Silver & 14K - Medallion Letter Opener - 19thC
Here's a Wonderful Sterling Silver and 14K Yellow Gold Letter Opener made by George Shiebler & Co for the famous Boston retailer, Bigelow & Kennard & Co. The Shiebler firm was famous for this type of Medallion. It was inspired by excavations at Pompeii and Herculaneum, and made in the late 1800s. Correctly hallmarked for George Shiebler, and stamped Sterling and "S-14K".
Nice Size, this Handsome Letter Opener is 7 3/4" long x 2 3/8" wide. It weighs 55.6 grams. Almost 2 oz.
Condition is Vintage Excellent. The tip is irregular, but that is easily smoothed out. The dark spots are areas of tarnish.
Jody Wilson and Jacque Froy
Water Mill, NY
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