An Edwardian silver desk paperclip by Grey & Co, Birmingham ...
An Edwardian silver desk paperclip by Grey & Co, Birmingham 1908, with a pierced central panel depicting a putto in a scrolling floral surround within a wreath border, 11.2cm long, weight 3.95ozt
Tension is fair - if used lying flat it would be effective at holding documents together. If hung, it would be relatively ineffective. Hinged mechanism opens and closes smoothly.