BID ON THE-SALEROOM
An early twentieth century silver cigarette case of oblong form and engine-turned decoration with gold tone border and thumb-piece. Hallmarked Wright & Davies (William Frederick Wright), London 1918, numbered 406089. Length measuring 5 1/4 inches (13.5 cm), weight 6.2 ozt (194 grams).
The lot displays general scratches, marks wear and tarnishing commensurate with the age and use. Areas of heavier wear with rubbing to the decoration. Splits and possible repairs around the thumb-piece. Minor dints and bumps. The hallmarks are clear and legible.