This shaped match safe with enamel decoration of a hunting dog is quite striking (no pun intended). I really like vestas with enamel decorations and this one is especially nice. Match safes offer such a great category of collectibles, with such variety. It is monogrammed to the reverse AFK. It has a hinged lid, gilt interior, and match strike to bottom.
Country of Origin: United States.
Manufacturer: Carter, Howe & Co., New York, New York.
Marks: "C" (within arrow), "STERLING"
Size: 2-1/2 inches tall (6.4 cm)
Weight: 1.3 ounces (gross).
Condition: Very Good. Minor surface scratches commensurate with age, dents to lower corners.
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