A retractable pencil for Bendero-Galats Railway line
Lot 77
A gold and enamel commemorative pencil-jetonFabergé workmaster William Reimer, St. Petersburg, before 1899
Sold for £9,375 (US$ 15,787) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A gold and enamel commemorative pencil-jeton
Fabergé workmaster William Reimer, St. Petersburg, before 1899
the retractable pencil emanating from axe handle with date '1877' and name 'S.S. Poliakov', further applied with the Imperial arms and inscribed 'Bendero-Galats Railway line', 56 standard
length: 7.9cm (3in).

Footnotes

  • Samuel Solomonovich Polyakov (1837-1888), was prominent in the construction of railways in Russia.

    For an identical Fabergé pencil-jeton awarded to M. Reitern, see A.N. Ivanov, Jetons of the Russian Empire, Russian National Museum, Moscow, 2004, p.118, no.7.
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