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Vintage boot-shaped letter opener, 1970s


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Vintage boot-shaped letter opener, 1970s

Originally released in the early 1970s, this letter opener in silver nickel in crafted in the shape of a pair of boots, enriched with an enameled Web motif. There is an embossing with 'Gucci Italy' logo. This letter opener was selected by the Creative Director and Vault archivists for its particularity, character and exceptional vintage condition, and it was reconditioned to the highest standard by in-house artisans. It has been given the number 154 | 22 and will arrive in tailor-made packaging. This rare and beautiful piece should be handled with exceptional care.

The Story

Gifts, including silver items, were sold in the first Gucci store in the 1920s, and the art of silver design continued throughout the years.

The intricate design and engraved detailing speak to the craftsmanship that encompasses every Gucci product—transcending the utilitarian design to a true piece of art.

In decades past, once a Gucci handbag was finished and inspected, a discreet
As soon as you hold a piece of the Vault, you begin to write a new chapter of its story—instituting a relationship, rather than ownership, that will forever connect one owner to the next. As the years accumulate, every mark or crease is collected onto the surface, continuously altering the item’s appearance and making it unique. Imperfections should be expected and treasured as the journey continues for this piece.

To find the availability of the non-vintage products shown in this image, please visit Gucci.com.


Product Details

Product code: 705865 ZAJ1X 1402

Silver nickel
Originally Released: early 1970s
This is a pre-owned product that was specifically selected for Vault.