Shell coin purse, c 1920s, vintage sovereign purse with hand painted blue flowers on shell

Shipping to United States: $12.50
Sorry, this item has sold.

This gorgeous little shell coin purse is in great condition for it’s age. This sovereign purse probably dates to around the early 1900s. Both sides have shell pieces that catch the light beautifully. One side has a painted blue floral design. It has a silver tone metal frame, with a kiss clasp. The purse is lined with red fabric and has three sections for coins. There is a handwritten greeting inside “From A.S. To C. Hoare”

CONDITION

🔸This coin purse is in very good used vintage condition.
🔸The clasp and hinges work as they should.
🔸The lining is in good condition.
🔸The shell pieces are intact, with only light scuffing.
🔹The metal frame has tarnish and marks from age. Please see the photos.
🔹The painted decoration has some wear. Please see the photos.

Dimensions

Width 3” or 7.5cm.
Height 2 1/4” or 5.5cm from the hinge to the top of the clasp.
Height 1 5/8” or 5.8cm
Depth 5/8” or 1.2cm

📦 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.

This item ships for free when purchased and shipped with another item.

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

Shipping from United Kingdom

Processing time

1-2 business days

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 21 days of delivery

I don't accept exchanges or cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Legal imprint