American Coin Silver Calling Card Case with overall engraved geometric decorations, c. 1850, unmarked, but guaranteed to be as represented.
There is a central reserve, monogrammed M.C.H. in ornate, period script.
This very attractive case is 3 1/4" tall, 2 3/8" wide , 1/4" thick and weighs 48 grams or 1.5 ozs. Troy. The hinge is clean and tight and the lid closes properly.
Inscribed as described above, the excellent original condition (a couple of minor dents) and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
The soft, warm, original antique finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing