Antique Sterling Silver Sewing AWL with an Ornate Victorian Floral Repousse Design for use as a Sewing and Craft Tool or Notion. The handle is marked Sterling on both sides. The awl punch part of the tool is stainless steel. It is dated April 6, 1909 PAT'D on the lower part.
This Sterling Silver Awl tool is adjustable by moving the guide up or down depending on the depth of the hole you are wanting to punch. It can also be removed completely if the hole is deeper than the guide.
Total length is approximately 5 1/2 inches long. The handle measures approximately 2 3/4 inches long.
In very nice antique condition with normal patina giving it loads of character and charm. This Victorian era sewing notion will make a lovely gift or add to your own collection of high quality sewing tools.
It may also be used as a Hole Punch.
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The majority of the items in our shop are vintage, e.g., have been used. Vintage and antique items by their very nature have some wear, imperfections and signs of age and time. This is what gives them their character, charm and collectability. Please examine our photos carefully for any flaws that we may have missed in our description. Our item photos are considered part of our description.
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We will not represent international shipments as gifts ~ all international shipments are accurately described and are valued at the sales price. International buyers are responsible for any and all charges related to delivery, including, but not limited to, clearance and/or customs fees, duties and/or taxes, in addition to any brokerage fees that may be charged by the shipper. Please be familiar with the laws of your country.
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We are always happy to work with you, so please contact us if you'd like:
--an international price if one isn't listed (We ship worldwide) --a better price for purchasing several items --gift wrapping (no charge) if it's a present and has to be sent to another address --a time payment plan (I'll hold your item/s until fully paid for) --a 24-hour Reserve prior to payment
Returns & exchanges
Refunds will be treated on a case by case basis depending on the circumstances ~ if there is a problem, please contact me within 24 hours of receiving your purchase and we will be happy to work with you to resolve any difficulties.
Breakage: We always pack fragile items with a great deal of care and insure these items. If an item is broken in shipping, please take pictures and keep all packing materials as they will be needed for insurance purposes.
All of our items are packed with extreme care. Our feedback tells the story on how carefully we pack your fragile items...all positive!
We strive to accurately describe all items sold. Pictures are considered to be part of the listing. Upon receipt if you (the buyer) feel that an item has not been represented accurately, contact us and detail your concern. Should we agree the item was not accurately described, the buyer will be responsible for shipping the item back to us at their own expense. Upon our receipt of the item, in its original condition as shipped to the buyer by us, the purchase price plus shipping and insurance costs will be refunded at that time.
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All of our items are vintage or antique and as such most show some signs of use and wear. Our philosophy is: "There's no such thing as 'dents' and 'dings'; it's called character and charm!"
Please view all the item photos and convo us with any concerns/questions about condition, quality, size prior to purchasing an item. We want our customers to be pleased with their "treasures" and will gladly answer any question you might have. We will gladly RESERVE any item in our shop for 2-3 days. If you need more time to make your payment please let us know.
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