Vintage Octagonal Moroccan Leather Jewellery Box

( JB373 )
SOLD ~ Please contact us if you are looking for a similar box and we will endeavour to source one for you!

This is a wonderful vintage jewellery box with a genuine Moroccan leather finish. It has a bevelled glass lid and a beautifully refurbished satin lined interior.

Vintage Octagonal Moroccan Leather Jewellery Box

Please contact us if you are looking for a similar box and we will endeavour to source one for you!

This is a stylish vintage jewellery box, dating to the 1950s. It has a glass lid, a genuine Moroccan leather finish on all sides, and a beautifully refurbished interior.

The Exterior

This box has an unusual elongated octagonal shape. It has a dark tan leather finish on all 8 sides. The leather has beautiful tooled decoration with gilt detail.

The lid has a beautiful large glass panel with bevelled edges. This allows you to see whatever jewellery is stored in the interior compartment.

The box is complete with its original working lock and key. It also has its original 'stop' hinges which prevent the lid from falling back. There is a stylish oval metal escutcheon to the keyhole.

The bottom of the box has its original vinyl covering. The vinyl has a faint handwritten inscription which reads 'Anne Dawson, Sonny's Wife'. This is probably a previous owner of the box and is a nice little snippet of its history.

The Interior

The interior compartment has been beautifully refurbished by our skilled box restorer. It has a new padded satin panel in the base and new satin linings to the interior walls. The satin is a beautiful pastel teal blue shade.

The interior walls of the lid have their original light beige velvet linings.

Our Jewellery Box Restorer

You can read about Jim, our wonderful box restorer, by visiting our About Us page.

Notes About Vintage Locks

We would like to make you aware that vintage locks can occasionally malfunction at any time. They are already very old and will naturally have some wear from age and use. We are not responsible for locks that malfunction from further age and use once boxes are purchased.

Please ensure the lock is working as soon as you receive your box.

You can view our full returns policy which includes locks, by visiting our Payments And Returns page.

Condition

This wonderful box is in excellent condition for its 60 plus years of age. There is minor light age-related wear to the leather.

There is some friction wear to the vinyl on the bottom of the box. This is as we'd expect on a box of this age.

The interior satin, being new, is in excellent unworn condition. The original velvet linings to the lid are very good with no splits or fraying.

The glass is clean and has no cracks or scratches.

The hinges and lock are in good working order.

Measurements

Please use the following measurements to ensure the box is the right size for your requirements.

Length:  27.8cm
Width:   22.0cm
Height:    6.0cm

Interior Compartment:

26.2 by 20.2cm with a 3.2cm depth.

Postage

This box will be posted FREE within the UK by Royal Mail Next Day Special Delivery.

International postage is £15 by Royal Mail International Tracked and/or Signed For postage OR by TNT Express postage. Delivery is fast, within 3-5 working days to Europe and 5-7 working days to the rest of the world.

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