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Wine Taster, French Silver by Christofle

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Letter Opener by Marcel RenardLetter Opener by Max Le Verrier, Art Deco Bronze

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5 LETTER OPENERS, 'Ouvre Lettre' or 'Coupe Papier', 5 Different - Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Silver, Bronze, Ivory, Gilt

Brieföffner - Falzmesser

Here are 5 of my Letter Openers, or used also as a 'page turner', when reading a book. with each varying in Material and age. I have a collection of more than 50. Click the Photo to see all 5. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. I do have other models available.

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Letter Opener, 'Ouvre Lettre' or 'Coupe Papier'- Sweden, Art Nouveau Period - Damascene Steel -

What "damascene technique" meant: The forge-welding of Steel and Iron, or more generally, two types of steel, believed that this produced superior swords

Brieföffner - Falzmesser

Rare, exceptional hand forged 'Coupe Papier' or, Letter Opener in Art Nouveau Swedish Steel and in excellent condition. Rare Letter Opener in Bronze with the 'Tip' still in original condition. The 2 Scenes depicted show both a local Man and Woman in Period Dress. Signed or Hallmarked and stamped 'Rättvik', see Photos.

Damascus steel was a type of steel used for manufacturing sword blades in the Near East made with wootz steel.

Such blades were reputed to be tough, resistant to shattering and capable of being honed to a sharp, resilient edge.

Dimensions: approximately 19,o cm (7.5 inches) Long and quite heavy, weight approximately 70 grams.

Practical, Decorative as well as very Collectible as items from this Town and Period, are rare to find.

Used also as a 'page turner', or Book Marker when reading a book.

Feels wonderful in the hand.

Use it as a Decorative Paperweight.

CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent considering it's age and it's use.

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Letter Opener, 'Ouvre Lettre' or 'Coupe Papier'- French Bronze, Art Deco by Max Le Verrier

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Outstanding, heavy French Bronze 'Coupe Papier' or, Letter Opener by world famous Sculptor, Max Le Verrier and in excellent condition. Rare Letter Opener in Bronze with the 'Tip' still in original condition. The Scene depicted in Bronze relief is a Hunting Scene. Signed or Hallmarked both by the Sculptor and stamped 'Bronze', see Photos .

Dimensions: approximately 19,o cm (7.5 inches) Long and quite heavy, weight approximately 70 grams.

Practical, Decorative as well as very Collectible as this Sc;ulptor is highly sought after worldwide.

Used also as a 'page turner', when reading a booUsed also as a 'page turner', or Book Marker when reading a book.

 

CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are outstanding considering it's age and it's use..

See eBay item #391514050533 for a small Le Verrier Clip @ US $395. AND, item # 391764666954 is a Letter Opener by this Artist, @ $285.

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1894 Letter Opener, 'Ouvre Lettre' or 'Coupe Papier'- Rare English Sterling Silver & Ivory

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1894 Letter Opener by Sampson Mordan & Co. in near pristine condition. Exceptional, Rare Letter Opener in English Sterling Silver & Ivory. The 'Fish Scale' Motif for the Handle is a 'work of art' for any Silversmith. Dimensions: 230mm (9 inches) Long x 23mm (1 inch) wide.

Practical, Decorative as well as very Collectible as this Silversmith is highly sought after worldwide.

Used also as a 'page turner', when reading a book.

CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are outstandingly beautiful.

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Extraordinary Rare Christofle Coin LETTER OPENER, 'Ouvre Lettre' or 'Coupe Papier' Napoléon III

Brieföffner - Falzmesser 

Circa 1935 unusual, rare Letter Opener by CHRISTOFLE in near pristine condition. Designed in the shape of a French Coin with the impage of Napoléon III Emperor on the Face and Napoléon's Wreath and Bumble Bee on the reverse side.

The Design and use of a French Coin to serve as a Handle for the Opener is brilliant.

CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are outstandingly beautiful.

Please Click on the Photo to the left for more Photos and Details.

I have another Example, identical and in the original Christofle Paris Presentation Box, with an Engraving

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Letter Opener, 'Ouvre Lettre' or 'Coupe Papier' - Rare French Art Deco 'Bakelite'

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Letter Opener c.1930 French Art Deco in near pristine condition. Lovely period Art Deco Bakelite Letter Opener in faux Ivory design including striking Black & Grey Art Deco Mofif for the Handle. Dimensions: 9¼ inches Long x 1¼ inches wide at the Handle. Practical, Decorative as well as very Collectible.

CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. * Bakelite or polyoxybenzylmethylenglycolanhydride, is an early Plastic. It is a thermosetting phenol formaldehyde resin, formed from an elimination reaction of phenol with formaldehyde, usually with a wood flour filler. It was developed in 1907–1909 by Belgian chemist Leo Baekeland. DB#455

Reserved for Emily, Australia.


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Letter Opener,'Ouvre Lettre' or 'Coupe Papier' by Christofle, Paris.

Brieföffner - Falzmesser

A Rare, heavy & incredibly beautiful Handmade Letter Opener or Page Turner by Christofle and Created & Designed by Jean Filhos, French Sculptor. In 1921 Filhos graduated as an Architect and later became a Sulptor. The extraordinary workmanship of the Silversmith demonstrates the Quality this famous Parisian Firm of Silversmiths was capable of producing. Hallmarked by the Silversmith, see Photos and signed by the Sculptor on the Sculpture itself. Included is the Original Christofle Box. Used also as a 'page turner', when reading a book.

CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are Exceptional with only minor surface scraches. see larger photo for more Details by clicking on the small photo. DB#347

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Letter Opener,'Ouvre Lettre' or 'Coupe Papier' CHRISTOFLE Paris France C.1950

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Rare to find a Letter Opener by Christofle with the Napoleon III Head. Decorated on the Reverse side with Napoleon's Bumble Bee and Wreath. Silvered Bronze & Handmade. The Engraved Detail is extraordinary with the Bumble Bee and the Napoleon Wreath. CONDITION WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are simply outstanding.

Dimensions: 8.5" Long. Christofle Paris France Silver Hallmark.

Used also as a 'page turner', when reading a book.

CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are Exceptional with only minor surface scraches. see larger photo for more Details by clicking on the small photo.

See also eBay item#121971348178 for a similar example not in good condition, @ US $450..

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