19th Century Tortoise Shell Pin Box

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Delightful Silver mounted tortoiseshell pin box.

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W-8 D-4 H-2.2 (cm)

Item Reference:

58731-1261-1Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 58731-1261-1
Item No. 58731 - Dealer No. 1261 - Building No. 1


Fabulous tortoise shell and silver mounted pin box. Hallmarked mounts Birmingham 1894, Deakin & Francis Ltd. With the inscription Ethel.

Founded in 1786 by Benjamin Woolfield Despite Many changes, the business has remained in the same building that once had as its resident the legendary James Watt – father of the Industrial Revolution and name sake of the unit of power and revolutioniser of the steam engine.

A historical piece of craftsmanship to add to your needlework box.


Item Reference
Height: 2.2 cm
Width: 8 cm
Depth: 4 cm
19th Century
Tortoise Shell
Country of Origin


  • Free Collection from Hemswell, North Lincolnshire (we can store free of charge for four weeks)
  • UK Post for £15, this applies to smaller items that we can box up and simply post to you.
  • UK Courier for £30, this applies to larger items that can be boxed up and collected by a standard courier delivery company.
  • UK Van Delivery by Hand, this applies to furniture, large items or delicate items. This is undertaken by ourselves or by a fully insured van delivery company that is personally known to us. Prices dependant on your location and size/amount of items purchased.

We are able to deliver any item to anywhere in the World, and so for any item/location, we are able to obtain quotes for delivery/shipping.

To make an enquiry call us on 01427 668 389