Antique Sterling Handle Signed Victorian Estate Letter Opener with Knife
This gorgeous antique letter opener has an ornate sterling silver handle. The letter opener blade and knife blade are done in a silver colored metal. The total length measures almost 5 3/8" long by a little over 1/2" across at the widest point. The handle is signed with the initial W inside of a moon shape which is the maker's mark of WATROUS MFG. CO. and also marked STERLING and numbered 6. Watrous later become part of International Silver Co. and also marked STERLING. Good antique condition with darkening and wear to the letter opener blade as shown. The total weight is about 15.4 grams. The sterling has a very dark warm patina (tarnish) that we have left untouched. What an elegant way to open that love letter that just came for you!!! (or that bill that just came for you). You will love this!!!
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