OSWELL BLAKESTON 1970-80’S
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Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.
The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.
The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.
The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.
The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.
The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.
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We offer this rare antique leather Lady's Companion containing various useful tools and implements and dating from the 19th century. The red leather case is of rectangular book shape with a slightly rounded front and has a slide off cover revealing the contents. The body of the case is press moulded with a classical bird bath design in a scroll surround with a scroll with birds edge incorporating the words LADY'D COMPANION. The case has various shaped compartments containing a silver thimble, silver tape measure, silver topped cranberry glass smelling salt bottle, silver propelling pencil, folding mother of pearl and silver fruit knife, folded leather sewing kit with tools and thread, writing pad and pull out drawer containing various thread reels. The case has a coloured and gilded finish to the outside and is not apparently marked. Condition The Lady's Companion is offered in good original condition and comes complete with its contents. There is some wear to the leather finish and the silver thimble is distorted but could probably be reshaped. The measure is missing its tape and there are signs of use to the remaining contents
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