A stunning VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER SNUFF BOX made by the silversmiths G Wheeler & Co. in 1855.

Excellent quality genuine 166 year old example and a good size and with an attractive fluted border edge, it has a hinged silver lid and is all-over decorated with floral and scroll engraving. 

The Silver Snuff Box has a protruding edge lip at the front to assist lid opening and inside it has a beautiful fully gilded interior. 

Engraved in the cartouche is a period engraved Masonic "Square & Compass" motif.

In excellent condition, this fabulous Snuff Box would add to any silver collection and would be of interest to anyone with Masonic connections.


Used / Excellent
There is no damage and no repairs.

Size Length – 2.75” (70mm) / Width – 1.75” (45mm) / Depth – 0.5” (13mm)
Weight 74gm / 2.37ozt
Assay Office Anchor – Birmingham
Lion Passant English Sterling Silver (0.925)
Maker's Mark GWCo – G. Wheeler & Co
Year Letter ‘G’ - 1855

Victorian Silver Snuff Box 1855 – Masonic Engraving

  • Product Code: SB_1351855
  • Availability: Out Of Stock
  • £245.00

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