Antique Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta) Inscribed "Military Athletic League" Within ShieldAntique Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta) Inscribed "Military Athletic League" Within ShieldAntique Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta) Inscribed "Military Athletic League" Within ShieldAntique Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta) Inscribed "Military Athletic League" Within ShieldAntique Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta) Inscribed "Military Athletic League" Within ShieldAntique Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta) Inscribed "Military Athletic League" Within ShieldAntique Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta) Inscribed "Military Athletic League" Within ShieldAntique Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta) Inscribed "Military Athletic League" Within ShieldAntique Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta) Inscribed "Military Athletic League" Within ShieldAntique Sterling Silver Match Safe (Vesta) Inscribed "Military Athletic League" Within Shield

Match safes are becoming more and more popular for collectors. This one has the military theme that is frequently sought. My research found articles from 1899 reporting the third annual competition. I have found nothing subsequent.

Size: 2-1/8 inches high. (5.4 cm)

Weight: 1.7 ounces.

Maker: Unknown. American.

Circa: 1900.

Marks: HAND MADE, STERLING, 610.

Condition : Minor surface scratching, denting to back, losses to gilding

Description: The match safe with applied military theme medallion inscribed MILITARY ATHLETIC LEAGUE within shield, gilt interior, hinged lid, match strike to bottom.

Item ID: A5556


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