The Cabinet of Curiosities

July 0308, 2021
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Lot 3

Royal George V Tortoiseshell Hair Comb, c.1915

Royal George V Tortoiseshell Hair Comb, c.1915
Lot 3 Details
Royal George V Tortoiseshell Hair Comb, c.1915

pierced and engraved, including royal GR cypher over a crown flanked by thistles, shamrocks and roses
10 x 6.5 in — 25.4 x 16.6 cm

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Two losses to crest.


About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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