Silver Handbag from 1905

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Silver Handbag from 1905

This silver handbag was produced in Birmingham in 1905. From the dents and scratches you can see it was a well used accessory. Birmingham and Sheffield won the right to assay [certify] silver in 1773, and the mark of the Birmingham Assay is an anchor.

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