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Aide Memoire (silver, tortoiseshell and ivory)
Reference: S1131
Period: Victorian
Year: 1891
Silversmith: Sidney Thomas Oldridge
Place: London
Price: $ 110.00
Weight: 25 grams
Dimensions: 5cm
Condition: Excellent

Description: Aide memoire with 2 pierced silver covers, with a rose amongst scrolling foliage, and rope border. The silver protects 2 tortoiseshell covers, which in turn cover the ivory pages. Both silver covers are fully hallmarked, as is the clasp. The original owners shopping list is still visible in pencil. This miniature notebook would have hung from a chatelaine. Oldridge was the sole partner of Grey and Co of Great Portland Street. The firm was noted for its novelties, and supplied many leading retailers, including Asprey & Co.
Aide Memoire (silver, tortoiseshell and ivory)
aide memoire

Aide Memoire (silver, tortoiseshell and ivory)
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Aide Memoire (silver, tortoiseshell and ivory)
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Aide Memoire (silver, tortoiseshell and ivory)
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