Francis is a silver calling card case / cigarette case,
He is a stunning sterling silver, with the loveliest engraved work of flowers, acanthus leaves, swirls and honeycomb engine turning within which enhances the design, very skilfully done and effective work.
The case of slightly rounded curved form to sit in a front jacket pocket and slim so it would be unnoticeable.
C L are the letters monogramed on the heart shape cartouche. however this is barely readable due to the swirls of the font.
He has a good weight to him
Francis has a press hinge opening and closure and internal is gold guilt internal lining.
Maker is D F which is Deakin & Francis
Sterling silver hallmarks Birmingham 1894
Has minor wear along his edges commensurate with used and his age.