452 Antique Victorian English Presentation Door Key Merthyr Constitutional Club 1894

 Rare Silver Gilt Presentation Door Key modelled for the Merthyr Constitutional Club in Wales, England in 1894, complete with its original silk lined box.  

The ornate handle with blue and black enameling, the reverse reads Presented to Sir E Ashmead Bartlett on the occasion of the opening etc and dated November 1894. 

Condition: Good condition for such an early item with no imperfections, the gilding is quite worn, no hallmarks but teste as sterling silver. Box is of used appearance. 

Height: (entire as shown of key only) 6” (15.25cm).   6.5” (9cm).