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    AN AMERICAN SILVER LETTER OPENER
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1912
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING
    11-3/4 inches long (29.8 cm)
    7.75 troy ounces

    The Viking Revival letter opener with punchwork to handle which terminates in a cast howling monster with red glass eyes, saber shaped blade with engraved and chased foliate motifs to front and reverse, inscribed to handle 26-6-912 and to blade Decia.


    Condition Report*: Fine surface scratches.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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