Hand mirror sterling silver (A/F) 'Gainsborough angels' Birmingham 1903
A/F, as inspected. The letters "A/F" or "as inspected" as part of a description is the cataloguer's shorthand for "all faults" or "as found", meaning the item has some type of damage or deficiency, it is of uncertain date or provenance, and/or that the seller takes no responsibility for the completeness of the item or the accuracy of the description.
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