Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver 1909 Toothbrush Holder
Looking for a unique, sophisticated gift for the traveler? This Tiffany & Co sterling silver toothbrush holder in pattern 17492 from 1909 is sure to fit any toothbrush. It measures 2 1/4'' in length by 3/4'' in width and bears hallmarks as shown.
Founded in 1837 by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in Brooklyn, Connecticut, as a "stationery and fancy goods emporium", with the help of Charles Tiffany's father who financed the store for only $1,000 with profits from a cotton mill, Tiffany & Co. became a highly regarded brand for jewelry, gemstones, and silver. In 1845, Tiffany was a pioneer when it launched the Blue Book, which at the time was the first mail-order catalogue to be distributed in the US. In 1878, Tiffany won the gold medal for jewelry and a grand prize for silverware at the Paris World Fair Exposition. Its exceptionally enduring legacy as a luxury brand is still vibrant to this day.
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