Antique Enamel Bilston Battersea Patch Box Napoleonic or American Civil Wars. Description : This is a Bilston oval patch box.
It is decorated with a vignette of Military motifs including a drum, cannon and banners. It is inscribed May British Valour, Conquests Gain. And Make Our Foes Our Friends Again. It was made to Commemorate either the Napoleonic Wars or the American Revolutionary wars. The letter "S" is in the form of an "F" in the word "Conquests" and it has a mirror, so it is an early patch box.Place of Origin : UK Maker : Bilston Materials : Enamel Age : Late 18C / early 19C Measurements : Height approx. 2.5 cm Length approx. Condition : Piece missing from lid. Crackles and minor losses near base. Metal has dulled over the years.
This is a pre used vintage or antique item and I list all the faults I can find in the condition report, but please look at the enlargeable photos to further appraise condition, as these form part of the description. Where I have lots of antique and collectable items for sale and Add me to your Favorite Sellers. Cheques and Postal Orders accepted from UK Buyers only. Most items will be sent by a secure signed for Postal service.
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The seller is "topsystrove" and is located in Hartlepool. This item can be shipped worldwide.