Unusual Silver Plate Hunting Sandwich Box with Integral Spirit Flask. Description: A really interesting and unusual flip open sandwich box with integral spirit flask. Silver plate, by James Dixon in a leather case.
Leather case has unusual silver keyhole tab closure (additional stitching indicates perhaps an early repair, but this is nicely done and works well) and a belt loop on the reverse, which indicates that this was carried by a walker/gunman rather than a horseman. The silver plated sandwich box is curved, rather than square, with an offset central hinge and an integral spirit flask with original (signed) cork sealed screw top. Condition - Sandwich box/flask - Hinge good.Some denting to sandwich box, no splits or holes. Flask section is in good condition, with original screw top. Silver plating is good to the interior, but worn to the outside was very tarnished and has. Polished up quite well initially, could benefit from a bit more polishing.
Leather Case - all stitching good. Possible old repair to closure tab but looks absolutely in keeping and may not be a. A really nice, unusually shaped item from a good maker, a lovely thing to take on a hike. We make every effort to post promptly and all items are fully insured. Most antique and collectable items have some age related wear.Any significant dents or damage are highlighted in the pictures and the written description. Please leave feedback on receipt of the item, as it is important for us to know that we are providing quality items and a professional service. The item "Unusual Silver Plated Sandwich Box with Integral Spirit Flask, in Leather Case" is in sale since Monday, May 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Other Antiques". The seller is "argentum-antiques" and is located in Swindon, Wiltshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.