Silver Tennis Paper Clip

Silver Tennis Paper Clip

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Antique Silver Tennis Racket Paper Clip.
An Edwardian silver sprung-loaded paper clip in the form of a flat top tennis racket with open stringing. The well made racket is mounted onto an oak back board, made by Adie & Lovkin Ltd of Birmingham, hallmarked 1905.

Adie & Lovekin Ltd manufactured a wide range of silver goods at the end of the 19th century and had a factory in Birmingham. Their speciality was in novelty silver items such as vesta cases, whistles, button hooks, pin cushions, babies' rattles and bookmarks etc. They began their business as Adie & Lovekin before 1872 and became Adie & Lovekin Ltd in 1889.

Dimensions:

Height 7 cm / 3"
Width 4 cm / 1 34"
Depth 3.5 cm / 1 12"
Period

1850-1899

Year

C. 1880

Condition

Very good

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