BID ON THE-SALEROOM
A Victorian silver hip flask, the oblong form with applied shield, personal inscription and hinged cover with locking mechanism and further inscription. Hallmarked Thomas Johnson II, London 1880. Height measuring 4 3/8 inches (11 cm), weight 4.3 ozt (136 grams).
The lot displays general scratches, marks wear and tarnishing commensurate with the age and use. Dents to corners and cover. Cork to inner lid would require replacing. The hallmarks are clear and legible.