A very high quality William IV silver snuff box, made in Birmingham in 1827 by Thomas Shaw. The box has a presentation inscription on top "Presented to, The Rev. George Jeffrey, by his, fellow students and friends, as a small token of their high esteem, for his, talents and character, Edinburgh 8th November 1938". The box is in very good condition with no damage or repairs only very slight wear at the corners. The interior has the original gilding with hallmarks on the top and bottom. The 11 part hinge is tight and the lid fits well.
WEIGHT; 98grams or 3.2ozst