Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 309

ELOI FOR DUNHILL ? GENTLEMAN?S COIN COMPENDIUM Eloi, France, retailed by Dunhill. Made in the 20th century. Fine and unusual, silver coin compendium with concealed scissors, file and knife.

CHF 1,000 - 2,000

USD 1,100 - 2,200 / EUR 800 - 1,700

Sold: CHF 875

C. Two-body, silver Louis Philippe 5 Francs coin of 1845, within the band a sprung and hinged pair of scissors, a nail fi le and knife. Knife blade signed Dunhill and Eloi, France. Diam. 37.5 mm. Thickness 4 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched


This model of coin compendium was made by the famous Eloi company for several luxury goods retailers including Dunhill, Hermes, Puiforcat, Asprey and Abercrombie and Fitch.