The 5 inch long by 2 inches wide letter clip is in excellent condition with good patina and no dents or dings. Marked Merry Phipson & Parker letter Clip Reg. Oct 3 1843 No 24. Has great decoration on it. Will make a nice addition to a collection or desk set. Please email with questions before bidding. We ship priority mail with charges determined by zip code. New York State residents add 8% sales tax. We do our best to pack items carefully, see our over 2500 positive feed backs, but if you elect to not insure we will not be held responsible for what the USPS does to the item after it leaves our hands. Payment is expected within 10 days of the auctions close with checks held 10 days and thanks for looking.