An Edwardian novelty silver Letter Opener.
An Edwardian novelty silver Letter Opener, applied with a cast Fox, import marked for London 1908, the Fox with the maker’s mark of Berthold Muller, the blade of the opener with the mark of A. Barrett and Sons and, on the underside, the retailer’s details: ‘A. Barrett & Sons, 63 & 64 Piccadilly.‘
Barrett produced a range of novelty letter openers with various animals applied.
Length – 18.50 cm.; Width – 2.50 cm.; Depth – 2 cm.; Weight – 66.70 gms.