Antique sterling silver vesta or match safe in the form of a Scientific American newspaper with enameled stamp and post mark. It was patented by Inos Richardson. It is addressed to I (or J) A H. It is stamped from New York 10. Made in New York around 1890. The vesta measures 2 3/8" long, 1 1/8" wide, and 1/2" thick. It is in excellent condition with only the tiniest bit of enamel missing from the post mark stamp.

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ITEM ID
0015-9829
ORIGIN
United States • American
PURPOSE
Match Safes
ITEM TYPE
Antique
AGE
Late 19th Century
COLOR
Blue, Silver

Antiques Of River Oaks

Scientific American Sterling Match Safe Vesta

$750

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