Vintage Dutch Silver Nef Miniature Model Sailing Ship
The Dutch hallmarks on the side include a Silver Purity Mark, a Duty Mark, a Date Letter, and likely two sword marks. The Silver Purity Mark is with a right-facing and walking lion passant with a raised front paw accompanied by a Roman numeral II at the bottom, indicating an 835/1000 purity silver since 1953. The Duty Mark is with a Minerva head wearing a helmet, on which a tiny M is found to indicate its being assayed in Schoonhoven assay office. The Date Letter is with the letter e to help dated its synthesis in1964.
One of the two sword marks shows the number 20. The front side of the head is enchased with a camel and figures with exquisite details. Condition: Very good, with no issues to notice.
We try our best to describe the posted items precisely and accurately, pointing out any imperfections. Please check our other posted items as well. The item "Vintage Dutch Silver Nef Miniature Model Sailing Ship" is in sale since Wednesday, January 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
The seller is "allwang2005" and is located in New Haven, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Arts & Crafts/Mission Style
- Age: Post-1940
- Composition: 835/1000 Silver
- Brand: Dutch
- Type: Miniatures