ANTIQUE VICTORIAN ENGLISH 9K GOLD COMBINED SLIDE PEN & PENCIL c1870
An antique English, solid 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts, will have a typical metal interior mechanism) combined slide pencil & pen, with beautifully engraved decoration and a bloodstone seal end (unscrewing to reveal spare leads).
High quality, very collectable & useable too!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1870/80 not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Just under 3 ¾ inches when closed (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 16.2 grams.