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Antique British Victorian Pocket Vesta Match Safe Sterling Silver Engraved Florals & Shield Hallmarked
This Exceptionally Beautiful Antique British Sterling Silver Match Safe Vesta is in wonderful preserved condition. This Safe is beautifully worked in an Art Nouveau Pattern, with an engraved floral design, elaborate swirls & flourishes on both the front & the back. The fine details are delicately scribed. The smooth sterling shield on the front has not been monogrammed and is ready for your personal touch. There is a convenient “Striker” on the bottom.
This case exhibits superior hand engraving, with the hinge and clasp in perfect working condition. A work of Art in itself and would be beautiful displayed as an Object d’ Art. On a more practical note this safe would keep your matches dry for camping/hiking. There is a handy ring on the top so that you can hook the safe anywhere.
The case measures 2 1/2” Tall by 1 1/2” wide.
Weight: 29.7 grams.
Signature / Marks: The inside rim is Hallmarked with the “D” date stamp for 1903, The Birmingham Anchor, The British Lion and the Maker’s Mark “WHH”. The Ring is also hallmarked with the British Lion.
Excellent Condition with no dents or dings.
Please note that the case will take a high shine if polsihed.
Your Pocket Vesta Match Safe will arrive in a custom Twinkle in Time gift box & ribbon. Thank you for visiting A Twinkle in Time Vintage Jewelry, Accessories & Collectibles.
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