Rare Antique Gorham Brass Indian Head Match Safe Prototype - ListedRare Antique Gorham Brass Indian Head Match Safe Prototype - ListedRare Antique Gorham Brass Indian Head Match Safe Prototype - ListedRare Antique Gorham Brass Indian Head Match Safe Prototype - ListedRare Antique Gorham Brass Indian Head Match Safe Prototype - ListedRare Antique Gorham Brass Indian Head Match Safe Prototype - ListedRare Antique Gorham Brass Indian Head Match Safe Prototype - Listed

This is a very special offering. This certainly brings great pride of ownership, but with the increasing popularity of match safes for collectors, the value has
potential for future appreciation.

Description: The match safe prototype for model B2507 with Indian head decoration to the front, feather and shield decoration surrounding oval reserve to reverse, hinged lid.

Listed and Illustrated: Shapiro, Neil and George Sparacio, Gorham Match Safes. Riverdale, New Jersey, International Match Safe Association, 2009, page 93 (for production model).

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

Circa: 1890.

Unmarked.

Size: 2 7/8 inches high. (7.3 cm)

Weight: 1.2 ounces (gross).

Condition: Splitting to seams, small dent to bottom, hinge pin replaced.
The overall condition is as you would expect from an object of substantial age that has been displayed/handled/used, usually over the lifetimes of several owners.

Item ID: A5382

Rare Antique Gorham Brass Indian Head Match Safe Prototype - Listed

$6,800 USD

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