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Vintage Wooden Pencil Case - French Plumier Sliding Lid

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A diamond and amethyst pendant the reliquary cross centering a square-cut amethyst in a transitional and old European-cut diamond surround, the terminals set with circular-cut amethysts; with hinged cover; inscription on reverse dated 1911; estimated total diamond weight: 1.40 carats; mounted in eighteen karat gold; length: 4 1/8in.

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Fabergé (jeweller) Creation Date: c.1900 Nephrite, gold, rose diamonds, cabochon rubies Dimensions: 2.3 x 4.6 x 2.9 cm Description: Egg-shaped box of nephrite, with forward opening gold hinge formed of a stylised fleur-de-lys clasp set with cabochon rubies and rose diamonds The Royal Collection.

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Pomander shaped as an apple, of silver, silver gilt, and niello. The sections of the body of the pomander are held in place by a pin with a screw section at the top, the whole attached to an octagonal gadrooned head to which is hinged a quatrefoil handle. Inscriptions run around the edge of each section relating to the Judgement of Paris, the interior and exterior decoration of scrolling foliage and geometric patterns. Place of Origin: Italy (made) Date: ca. 1350 (made)

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An important miniature of Queen Victoria, in a lace-bordered black dress, collet necklace and earrings, small crown and lace veil, wearing the blue sash of the Order of the Garter and medal of the Royal Order of Victoria and Albert and Imperial Order of the Crown of India. Signed and dated in pencil 'Painted by H. Char. Heath London 1890'. Oval, high, gold frame set with 10 carat circular brilliant cut diamonds, the hinged reverse engraved 'PRESENTED TO M. H.M.S. Stanley, BY Victoria R.I…

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A Jeweled Gold-Mounted Agate Scent Bottle By Fabergé, workmaster's mark of Erik Kollin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890

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An unusual Art Deco figured walnut and walnut dressing table, 1932 Bearing paper manufacturer's label to underside reading 'Maker No.: 33, Date: 15.5.32 Sold for £360 (US$ 556) inc. premium

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Green glass ink well with art nouveau design in a copper alloy band around the rim. It has a hinged copper alloy lid. (I was told that the lily blossom motif around the bottom is really made of steel) | JV

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The roof at the back is almost exactly like this. Not the prettiest way to do it, and the way the window hinges at the pivot point looks like a recipe for disaster, but maybe a mini balcony would be a good idea?

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A silver onion-form spice box (pandan), India, early 19th century | lot | Sotheby's

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Instant Download - Digital Collage - Vintage Maps - 40 piece collection

mark where youve been on a map with the date and a tiny picture. Http://wetravelandblog.com

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A FABERGÉ JEWELLED GOLD, ENAMEL AND HARDSTONE BONBONNIÈRE, WORKMASTER MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

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South Door, St.Mary's Church, Meare, Somerset. These doors are supported by some of the finest medieval door hinges in the country dating from | http://churchrosie.blogspot.com

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Étui, French, Creation Date: 1722 - 1727, Gold Dimensions: 11.6 x 3.7 x 2.4 cm "Tapering rectangular étui with fittings of repoussé gold. Front and back chased with hunting figures with putti and trophies. Domed hinged lid, press stud opens main compartment, fitted mirror in lid. Base opens to reveal a thimble." Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

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the best coffee in London http://www.bonvivant.co.uk/blog/2012/11/12/the-best-coffee-in-london/

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A novelty bustle made to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee celebrations contained a less useful device. It was fitted with a musical box that played 'God Save the Queen' each time the wearer sat down.;

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BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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