A silver 'tortoise' pin cushion. HM. B'1920
An unusual novelty tortoise pin cushion. The feet and head are silver, part of the silver framework which supports the tortoiseshell 'body' of the tortoise. The hall marks are on the base- Birmingham 1920 makers L&S who are Levi and Salaman.
In very good condition- no solder. The red velvet pin cushion is the original and you can see pin holes however the sawdust filling has solidified over time.
9 x 5.5 cm ( 3.5 x 2.25 inches )
Stock number HF22