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French antique toiletry silver sterling set (19 pieces) from Victor Lauer

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This beautiful French antique toiletry set is from the early 20th century and it is composed of 19 pieces: boxes, bottles, brushes and accessories with a nice silver MD monogram with a Knight's head on all brushes.

This set is probably coming from high society gentlemen as it is made of very fine material; silver, crystal and mahogany.

All silver parts feature two hallmarks: one is the Minerve head for Sterling silver (French hallmark for silver at that time) and another one is for the silversmith Victor Lauer who had his workshop in 4, rue des Fontaines in Paris.

Composition characteristics of the set:
- 4 Brushes made of mahogany and natural hairs with an MD silver engraved monogram.
- Big hairbrush (22 x 7 cm / 8.6 x 2.7 in)
- Small hairbrush (17.5 x 3 cm / 6.8 x 1.1 in)
- Shoe brush (18 x 4 cm / 7 x 1.5 in)
- Clothes brush (17 x 2 cm / 6.6 x 0.7 in)
- 1 Shoehorn: mahogany (20 cm / 7.8 in)
- 1 Travel ink pot: Black sheathe leather and glass inside, presence of oxidation (5 x 4.5 cm / 1.7 x 1.9 in)
- 1 Small box: Black sheathe leather and blue velvet inside (11 x 5.5 x 4 cm / 4.3 x 2.1 x 1.5 in)
- 1 Nail file: mahogany and metal (14.5 cm / 5.7 in)
- 1 Nail pick: mahogany and metal (14.5 cm / 5.7 in)
- 2 Hooked sticks for button and shoelace: mahogany and metal (14.5 cm / 5.7 in and 9.3 cm / 3.6 in)
- 1 Blade sharpener in black sheathe leather case: mahogany (26 x 3 cm / 10.2 x 1.1 in)
- 1 Curling iron probably for the moustache: mahogany and metal (25 cm / 9.8 in)
- 3 Crystal and silver lids bottles:
- 1 Long bottle (19 x 4.1 cm / 7.4 x 1.6 in)
- 1 Long bottle with an metal dropping lid (19 x 3.8 cm / 7.4 x 1.5 in)
- 1 Small bottle with one crystal cap and silver lid (H6.5 x L5.9 x W2.7 cm / 2.5 x 2.3 x 1 in)
- 3 Crystal and silver lids boxes:
- 1 Round boxe (6.2 x 5 cm / 2.4 x 1.9 in)
- 1 Soap boxe (L10 x H4 x W6.5 / L3.9 x H1.5 x W2.5 in)
- 1 Oval Boxe (L10 x H3.6 x W4.5 cm / L3.9 x H1.4 x W1.7 in)

Total weight of the full set: 1.7 kg / 3.7 lbs

Very good condition for the full set with only some very minors marks, it has been entirely cleaned.

I insist this is NOT a recent production of any kind, these are fully genuine antique items and it will be professionally packed for perfect shipping protection.

Please do not hesitate if you have any question and don't forget to check my many other items in my Etsy store https://www.etsy.com/shop/TempusAntiques
This beautiful French antique toiletry set is from the early 20th century and it is composed of 19 pieces: boxes, bottles, brushes and accessories with a nice silver MD monogram with a Knight's head on all brushes.

This set is probably coming from high society gentlemen as it is made of very fine material; silver, crystal and mahogany.

All silver parts feature two hallmarks: one is the Minerve head for Sterling silver (French hallmark for silver at that time) and another one is for the silversmith Victor Lauer who had his workshop in 4, rue des Fontaines in Paris.

Composition characteristics of the set:
- 4 Brushes made of mahogany and natural hairs with an MD silver engraved monogram.
- Big hairbrush (22 x 7 cm / 8.6 x 2.7 in)
- Small hairbrush (17.5 x 3 cm / 6.8 x 1.1 in)
- Shoe brush (18 x 4 cm / 7 x 1.5 in)
- Clothes brush (17 x 2 cm / 6.6 x 0.7 in)
- 1 Shoehorn: mahogany (20 cm / 7.8 in)
- 1 Travel ink pot: Black sheathe leather and glass inside, presence of oxidation (5 x 4.5 cm / 1.7 x 1.9 in)
- 1 Small box: Black sheathe leather and blue velvet inside (11 x 5.5 x 4 cm / 4.3 x 2.1 x 1.5 in)
- 1 Nail file: mahogany and metal (14.5 cm / 5.7 in)
- 1 Nail pick: mahogany and metal (14.5 cm / 5.7 in)
- 2 Hooked sticks for button and shoelace: mahogany and metal (14.5 cm / 5.7 in and 9.3 cm / 3.6 in)
- 1 Blade sharpener in black sheathe leather case: mahogany (26 x 3 cm / 10.2 x 1.1 in)
- 1 Curling iron probably for the moustache: mahogany and metal (25 cm / 9.8 in)
- 3 Crystal and silver lids bottles:
- 1 Long bottle (19 x 4.1 cm / 7.4 x 1.6 in)
- 1 Long bottle with an metal dropping lid (19 x 3.8 cm / 7.4 x 1.5 in)
- 1 Small bottle with one crystal cap and silver lid (H6.5 x L5.9 x W2.7 cm / 2.5 x 2.3 x 1 in)
- 3 Crystal and silver lids boxes:
- 1 Round boxe (6.2 x 5 cm / 2.4 x 1.9 in)
- 1 Soap boxe (L10 x H4 x W6.5 / L3.9 x H1.5 x W2.5 in)
- 1 Oval Boxe (L10 x H3.6 x W4.5 cm / L3.9 x H1.4 x W1.7 in)

Total weight of the full set: 1.7 kg / 3.7 lbs

Very good condition for the full set with only some very minors marks, it has been entirely cleaned.

I insist this is NOT a recent production of any kind, these are fully genuine antique items and it will be professionally packed for perfect shipping protection.

Please do not hesitate if you have any question and don't forget to check my many other items in my Etsy store https://www.etsy.com/shop/TempusAntiques

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We take care in our packaging, we use only brand new double wall cardboard corrugated boxes and a lot of packing material to protect your purchase. Damages during shipment would be an extraordinary circumstance. If an item is lost or damaged during shipment we are not responsible, but we will fully work with you to rectify the problem.

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We do our best to minimise our customers' risks but unfortunately we cannot be held responsible for any customs duty to be paid by the buyer according to his/her local government laws.
Worldwide customers are warmly welcome and we are perfectly used to ship safely any type of items internationally.

If you want to combine multiple items or if Etsy is not able to automatically calculate your shipping costs, please contact us and we will give you a specific quotation.

Your package will be shipped to the address on your Etsy receipt unless otherwise noted.

DELAYS
So you can get your new purchase as fast as possible, we usually ship at the latest the next business day or sometimes even the same day. Indicative delivery times for worldwide shipping is normally around 5-10 days depending on the destinations.

PACKING
We take care in our packaging, we use only brand new double wall cardboard corrugated boxes and a lot of packing material to protect your purchase. Damages during shipment would be an extraordinary circumstance. If an item is lost or damaged during shipment we are not responsible, but we will fully work with you to rectify the problem.

INSURANCE
Due to the minimal risks, shipping insurance is not included by default. If you wish to add it, you can do it at checkout time by choosing the adequate option. If for some reason you cannot see it, please let us know and we will always be able to add it for you.

CUSTOMS DUTY
We do our best to minimise our customers' risks but unfortunately we cannot be held responsible for any customs duty to be paid by the buyer according to his/her local government laws.

Additional policies

Custom dyeing:
All white bedsheets on sale can be professionally custom dyed on request in normally just a few days in any colour. Do not hesitate to contact us for more details and a personalised price quotation.

French antique toiletry silver sterling set (19 pieces) from Victor Lauer

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  • Vintage item from the 1920s
  • Materials: Sterling Silver, Crystal, Leather, Wood
  • Feedback: 72 reviews
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