The case is solid sterling with a richly gold gilt interior. The case was made for Cartier in London the year 1957 by the fine London silver firm Padgett & Braham. The silver case and original Cartier tooled leather fitted case show some wear consummate with their age as seen. The case could use a light buffing.
Both cases are overall in substantially find condition with no notable condition issues or repairs. The silver case itself measures 3 1/8 inches long, by 3 inches wide, and 3/8 inch deep. The case has a quality weight of weighs 112 grams.This is the only time the Queen herself has ever open Canadian parliament. The Case is mounted with Queen Elizabeths Canadian reign insignia done in 14k solid gold. This case along with a number of other jewelry items listed are from the estate of the late Jean Casselman Wadds. Casselman along with her father were both very important Canadian political figures throughout ww2 and into the 1980s.
In 1979 Wadds was appointed High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. BEST OF LUCK WITH THE AUCTIONS! All Canadian Residents will be charged HST Based on Address.We make great effort to honestly and accurately describe each item listed. Items are not returnable if it is not of the age or value you were hoping it to be, with No Exceptions. Many of the items listed are old antique pieces and in many cases over a hundred, or hundreds of years old. As a special Courtesy to our wonderful customers we are now offering Layaways. Small Sample of the 150+ Estate Auctions listed this week!
Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "RARE CARTIER LONDON STERLING SILVER GOLD QUEEN ELIZABETH PRESENTATION BOX CASE" is in sale since Saturday, April 09, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "joanies_house_of_treasures" and is located in Barrie, Ontario.
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