Antique LISTED Gorham Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta), Swirled Rib And Stylized Floral Decoration, C. 1888Antique LISTED Gorham Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta), Swirled Rib And Stylized Floral Decoration, C. 1888Antique LISTED Gorham Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta), Swirled Rib And Stylized Floral Decoration, C. 1888Antique LISTED Gorham Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta), Swirled Rib And Stylized Floral Decoration, C. 1888Antique LISTED Gorham Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta), Swirled Rib And Stylized Floral Decoration, C. 1888Antique LISTED Gorham Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta), Swirled Rib And Stylized Floral Decoration, C. 1888Antique LISTED Gorham Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta), Swirled Rib And Stylized Floral Decoration, C. 1888Antique LISTED Gorham Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta), Swirled Rib And Stylized Floral Decoration, C. 1888Antique LISTED Gorham Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta), Swirled Rib And Stylized Floral Decoration, C. 1888

Match safes are fascinating and extremely collectible. At this point, we can still find quality specimens at affordable prices (especially with our very lenient interest-free layaway!). This is an extremely beautiful antique which can be used as a small pill case or to carry a small photo of a loved one.

Maker: Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island.

Circa: 1888

Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, 645, (1888)

Size: 1-7/8 inches high (4.8 cm).

Weight: 0.8 ounce.

Condition: Minor surface scratching, minor denting to edges and corners.

Illustrated: Shapiro, Neil and George Sparacio, Gorham Match Safes. Riverdale, New Jersey, International Match Safe Association, 2009, page 56.

Description: The match safe with swirled rib and stylized floral decoration, hinged lid with bale to top, match strike to bottom.

Item ID: A5307


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Antique LISTED Gorham Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta), Swirled Rib And Stylized Floral Decoration, C. 1888

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