Essex Jewelry and Antiques

Antique c1850 American Coin Silver Albert Coles Engraved Card Case on Chain

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Presented is an antique, American coin silver card case with a chain made by Albert Coles during the mid 19th century, certainly between 1850 to 1865. This fine quality piece is in fabulous overall condition. The case is covered in machine turned patterns and hand engraved accents. The center of one side has an old monogram of the initials MMW and the other side is engraved with a lovely scene of a castle on the water. The thin foxtail style silver chain is original to the case.

The rim of the case is marked for Albert Coles. Guaranteed to be 900 coin purity silver.  

This case is in remarkable condition for its age. There is one very minor dent as shown. The engravings are extremely crisp.

Dimensions: 2 1/2 by 3 3/4 inches.

Weight: 61 grams.