Antique Tsarist Russian Snuff Box Case Imperial Russia Hallmarked 84 BP 1800's

Category Antiques Silver Non-U.S. Silver Russia

Current price $174.99

Listing type Chinese

Location Menifee, California 925** US

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Seller sanforsimo0 (351)

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Composition 84 Silver

Style Art Deco

Age 1850-1899

Material Silver

Pattern Ribbed

Region Russia

Type Snuff Box

Brand Unknown

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This was my Husband's Grandmother's Box
The family came from St. Petersburg
She came to America in 1908
I'm guessing the box was crafted between 1850-1899
Rare, Antique Imperial Russian Snuff or Match Box
Hallmarked with Imperial Russian assay marks
On both sides of the cover it is stamped 84 (*see note) and the initials BP
Inside appears to be the number 10 on one side and 8 with a large X on the other side
These inside marks are faint
Geometric lines with a hinged lid.
Handmade button latch that needs an adjustment so it will stay closed. I didn't want to take a tool to it. I will leave that up to the buyer.
Solid and very well made.
Height: 3" long x 2.25" wide
Weight: roughly 79g - I don't have a great scale
Condition: Excellent
Minor Expected Wear for it's age
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*84 zolotniki = 84/96 or 875/1000 parts pure SILVER or .875. 62 zolotniki = 62/96 or 645/1000 parts pure SILVER or .645. note: As from 1732, the standard of 72 zolotniki (. 750) was added and in 1779, it fully replaced 62 zolotniki as the legal minimum standard. As from 1798, the 84 zolotniki is standard.
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