1911 Vintage Business Card / Calling Card Holder Sterling Silver. This exquisite Vintage Business Card holder originates from Birmingham and was made in 1911. Obviously custom made with the intent of a gift, the inscription on the Card Holder is dated with Christmas day 1912 with the initials ALA. EJ Houlston was located in Caroline St, Birmingham.
With a registered Makers Mark from 1903 - 1945, he specialized in items such as boxes, card holders, cigar cases, condiments, dishes, napkin rings, purses, sauce boats, sovereign cases, tea strainers and toast racks. EJH - The maker's mark which usually consisted of the first and last initials of the maker. In this case, it belongs to EJ Houlston. The Anchor: Indicates the Maker location is Birmingham.The Lion: Signifying the quality of Silver post years 1820 is 92.5% Sterling. Together the Anchor and the Lion with the letter'M', indicates the year of production is 1911. This special piece of Vintage Birmingham Silver is quite suitable as a gift or a collection piece for the historic enthusiast. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling".
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