An Edwardian silver cigarette case by Cornelius Desormeaux S...
An Edwardian silver cigarette case by Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings Shepherd, Chester 1903, or rectangular form with radial sunburst design and vacant cartouche to cover, gilt interior with blue elasticated strap, 13cm x 8.5cm, weight 5.21ozt
Overall good. Some scratching and pitting to the central cartouche. Areas of scratching to the reverse revealing gilt metal beneath. General scratching and wear, most concentrated to the reverse. Push button release working correctly. Elastic interior band in tact. General scratching and wear to the gilt interior. No signs of thinning, splitting or repair work to interior or exterior.