International Code of Signals
A superb Art Deco Sterling silver and enamel cigarette case, the hinged lid profusely decorated with 30 semaphore flag symbols denoting the International Code of Signals, and the reverse engraved with the initials G L E. To the interior, the retaining arm stamped STERLING with maker’s marks and serial number, and stamped GEORGE L ELIOT.
Length overall: 4½ inches (11 cm).
Price Code: SOLD
A fine Sterling silver money clip in the form of a Dollar sign, with three applied enamel plaques, taken from the International Code of Signals alphabet flags, most likely spelling out the initials of the initial commissioner or recipient of the piece, F M C. Stamped STERLING to the reverse. American, circa 1930.
Length: 1½ inches (4 cm).
Price Code: £
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