Labor Day is coming up, and with that an end to summer's breeziness and a return to school and office. If you're ready to hunker down at work, why not do so with style and some select antique silver desk accessories from Nelson and Nelson?
The humble paperclip is taken to a beautiful new level with this beautiful sterling silver version decorated with an ornate scroll and leaf design. The raised pedestal holds the hinged mechanism that lifts up to secure a note, invitation, etc. Fully hallmarked, it was made by Frank W. Smith Co. Inc. of Gardner, Mass. and dates to 1895. For more information, click here.
Ahoy! This swashbuckling letter opener/page turner features a parrot head fashioned in thick gauge silver with figural feathers all engraved. The wood blade has a very dark finish. This unique item was made in London 1886 by Ebenezer Newman. For more information, click here.
This Edwardian novelty item is designed as a square crystal inkwell with starburst-cut base and plain body and was made in Birminghman in 1907. The inkwell is topped with an American open-faced gold-plated watch by Elgin, Circa 1920. For more information, click here.