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Posted 2 years ago

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Hansel
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I havent been polishing last month since the nice 1780 clock which I allready posted.. Its fine now !

Please enjoy,

If any additional info available, pls let me know!

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  1. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 21 days ago
    So very beautiful and lovely! The baby also :)
  2. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 21 days ago
    Amazing!!
  3. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 21 days ago
    Hi there! Please don't polish these!!! Unless you intend to keep them. Then you do whatever you want. If you do polish them with a paste, you will have to work out the paste from the crevasses using a toothpick. The only thing that wont scratch it. That's a lot of work. Use a polishing cloth instead if you do clean them. They are really nice. There is possibly a hallmark somewhere on them, not necessarily tho.

    They are hand done and it's hard to tell the age. You have not mentioned the size. Take a photo of the inside and post that too. Look inside all over the metal parts. Sometimes they want to play hide and seek with us ;) Sometimes they also stamp it at the hinge joint. Take it outside in the shade, if possible. Daylight is the best time to look, but direct sun won't work. A magnifying glass or a jewelers loupe helps too.

    I had a small mesh handbag for years, finally sold it for $14.00 and as I was wrapping it up, there it was! "Whiting and Davis" , I never could find it. Right there on the inside of the metal by the clasp. It just looked so new that no one wanted it. It was probably worth a good $150.00 Oh well...

    And I agree with Elisabethan, the baby is adorable!

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