Portable Mirror by A&N CSL

Portable Mirror by A&N CSL

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Reference

82063

A mahogany Portable Mirror made by the Army and Navy Co-Operative Society Limited.

This form of mirror was also described in their catalogues as a Box Glass (Square) and was available in teak, mahogany or oak. They were available in 9 different sizes from 11 by 9 inches to 24 by 18. This is one of the smaller sizes and for modern use, more practical for it. The mirror can be used in 2 different ways: either hung by its strong brass ring or stood in the box with the back cover propping it up at one of 3 different angles. The A&N CSL roundel is set into the interior of the base of the box and has the letter A stamped into the wood above it. The maker's reference number of 2313 is stamped to the underside of the base. Such 4 or 5 digit numbers are typical of the Army & Navy Store.

The condition of this mirror is exceptional and it looks to have hardly been used. Circa 1900.

Size for use is given

Dimensions:

Height 32 cm / 12 34"
Width 26 cm / 10 14"
Depth 36.5 cm / 14 12"
Year

Circa 1900

Medium

Mahogany

Country

England

Signed

Army & Navy CSL Makers

Exhibitions
Clear The Decks
Condition

Good

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