A Private Collection of Sovereign Cases

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Date of Auction: 26th November 2019

Sold for £140

Estimate: £90 - £120

A silver sovereign case for full and half sovereigns, the cover engraved ‘George Wilkes, a gift of his father’, by Stokes & Ireland Ltd, Birmingham, 1892, on silver curb-link Albert chain with T-bar and single swivel fitting; and a silver circular sovereign case with swivel cover, stamped ‘Wilcox Patent’, by Levi & Salaman, Birmingham, 1902, with graduated silver Albert, with T-bar and single swivel fitting, first length 5cm (excluding suspensory loop, Albert length 36cm over all; second diameter 3.2cm, Albert length 33cm. £90-£120

Condition Report

Generally good condition, light wear only.
Weights: First - case 43.4 gm gross; Albert 28.3gm.
Second - case 22.4gm; Albert 28.7gm.