Vintage clam shell coin purse, antique abalone sovereign purse or rosary trinket pot

Shipping to United States: $19.26
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This pretty clam shell coin purse is in great condition for it’s age. It is palm sized, and probably dates to 1920s or earlier. Both sides catch the light beautifully. It has a copper tone metal frame, with a clasp and simple wire hinge. This could have originally been used to store rosary beads. This pretty shell purse could be used as a trinket box, or as a gift box for jewellery.


🔸This coin purse is in good used vintage condition.
🔸The clasp and hinges work as they should.
🔸The shell pieces are intact, with some minor chips and cracking.
🔹One side has a visible crack starting at the hinge. Please see the photos.


Hinge to clasp 2 7/8” or 7.2cm x 3 1/8” or 8cm wide
Depth approx 1 1/2” or 3.8cm

📦 This item will be sent internationally using Tracked Royal Mail shipping or Tracked and Signed for where available, and Tracked and Signed for to EU countries. Within the U.K., this item will be shipped by 1st class Royal Mail signed for.

Thank you so much for looking. If you have any queries or would like to see more photos, please feel free to contact me.

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