Fur Trader’s Silver Piece

Fur Trader’s Silver Piece

Description

17th – 19th century, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
19th century or earlier
The famed French Hudson Bay Company, a Canadian retail group, started as a fur trading business and quickly
included silver as well. One of their holdings now is Saks Fifth Avenue.
Trade silver as a commodity began around 1700. We backed it with sterling sheet and rivets. This is a great piece of history and plain cool.
One of a kind
Silver piece: 2 x 1 1/16″
Sterling chain: 17 3/4″ long

$475.00

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Description

17th – 19th century, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
19th century or earlier
The famed French Hudson Bay Company, a Canadian retail group, started as a fur trading business and quickly
included silver as well. One of their holdings now is Saks Fifth Avenue.
Trade silver as a commodity began around 1700. We backed it with sterling sheet and rivets. This is a great piece of history and plain cool.
One of a kind
Silver piece: 2 x 1 1/16″
Sterling chain: 17 3/4″ long