Silver chatelaine spectacle case

Catalogue Number: 2957
Silver chatelaine spectacle case
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacle case
Corporation: George Nathan and Ridely Hayes
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1905
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Birmingham, UK
Publisher/Manufacturer: George Nathan and Ridely Hayes
Description Of Item: Ornate sterling silver chatelaine spectacle case, 170 x 42 mm, in traditional style with chain and waist hook, and purple velvet lining. Birmingham hallmarks indicate maker as George Nathan and Ridely Hayes and date of manufacture as 1905.
Historical Significance: Hallmark for George Nathan and Ridely Hayes was registered 1874.
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: Sep 2016
Condition: Good except shallow dent in cartouche
Location: Archive room. West wall. Unit 6 Drawer 1

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