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Two George IV / Victorian sterling silver lancet cases, one Birmingham 1829 by Joseph Wilmore, the other Birmingham 1841 by Taylor & Perry

Two George IV / Victorian sterling silver lancet cases, one Birmingham 1829 by Joseph Wilmore, the other Birmingham 1841 by Taylor & Perry

Each of tapering form with a hinged lid. Each engraved with a crest of a griffin’s head erased, collared with initials J.F.R, in Gothic script and gothic script flourished, respectively. The George IV example fitted with four lancets with tortoiseshell sheathes. Each fully marked. (2)

Length – 6.6 cm / 2.55 inches

Silver weight – 71 grams / 2.28 ozt

The crest is for Reeve

Royal College of Surgeons J.F. Reeve admitted member, May 15th, 1846

St Bartholmew Hospital, 1843 award for Chemistry first prize to J.F. Reeve of Lancaster

Sold for £400

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