An antique, Edwardian period carrying box fitted with cigarette box, pipe, blue glass bottle, two round tins, mint tea tin and match safe. John Wagner & Sons Mint Tea tin. Blue bottle cast with letters FP. Box marked: No. 1 Cork/ Benson & Hedges/ Turkish Cigarettes/ London, New York, Montreal. Some of the containers may have concealed opium for transport.
DATE c. 1900
DIMENSIONS Width 14 Depth 9 Height 2.5 in. Pipe: Width 5 Depth 1.25 Height 4 in.
CONDITION Note: the box is married with the objects. Perhaps formerly a box for scientific slides.