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Lund Tortoiseshell Card Box

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Tortoiseshell & Ivory Card box with press button catch and the word "Patience" in sliver on the lid. Patience is the UK term for solitaire with cards. The Miniature Tortoiseshell card box contains two packs of playing cards. The underside... Read More


SKU: 5b828aecf9af Categories: ,
Dimensions 6.5 × 4 cm
Year

c. 1870

Medium

Tortoiseshell, Wood, Silver

Country

United Kingdom

Description

Description

Tortoiseshell & Ivory Card box with press button catch and the word “Patience” in sliver on the lid. Patience is the UK term for solitaire with cards.

The Miniature Tortoiseshell card box contains two packs of playing cards.

The underside of the box reads: “LUND. MAKER 57. CORNHILL. LONDON.”

Thomas Lund established his business in 1804 and around 1835 went into partnership with his son William. Thomas Lund worked out of 56-57 Cornhill, London while William established his manufactory and retail shop at 24 fleet street, London. In 1845 William took over the whole business after his fathers death.

Important information below.

If you are purchasing Tortoiseshell or Ivory pieces and are outside the E.U. you must have a CITES certificate in order to import the item into your country. We can obtain these on your behalf at a cost of £50 and these can take up to 14 working days to arrive at our office . Due to the strict exporting rules of these pieces, they may also come with further shipping costs. Please ensure you contact us prior to purchase for a quote.

Additional information

Additional information

Dimensions 6.5 × 4 cm
Year

c. 1870

Medium

Tortoiseshell, Wood, Silver

Country

United Kingdom