1950 Mexican Sterling Silver Amethyst Box Pillbox Old Eagle Mark – Gorgeous, beautifully jeweled vintage 1950s, older hallmarks, Mexican Sterling Silver Hinged Pillbox. The amethyst has much, much better purple color than the photo could capture. It has #3 eagle marking along with JS maker mark and is all handmade, strong and very well made. After all these years it has still held its form perfectly, still has a strong hinge and open and closes easily. You can actually hear the loud snap when it is closed so you know it is locked securely and won’t open. It was never monogrammed or inscribed. Overall condition is excellent. No dents or dings to the sterling silver silver. No chips or cracks to the large 20mm natural hand cut cabochon amethyst stone. The stone has a noticeable purple color. The top edge of the stone has some age abrasions but other than this it is fine. It is bezel set and finished with a twisted silver application around the perimeter of the bezel. Size from top of cabochon to bottom of box is 3/4″ tall. Left to right east to west measures 1 1/4″ long. Width/depth measures 1″ front to back. Not easy to find original, older mid century jeweled Mexican Sterling Silver items this is a lovely box for your collection.