Antique 950 Sterling European Cigarette Case Engraved Art Nouveau Design Monogram
This Highly Ornate & Gorgeous Antique European 950 Sterling Silver Cigarette Case/Business Card Holder or Mini Wallet is extremely versatile. The entire outside of the case is engraved in a Beautiful Art Nouveau Design, featuring lavish sweeping flourishes and stylized florals. The design is bordered on both sides with a finely detailed zig-zag design.
There is a smooth, rectangular surface at the top right for a monogram. This area is bordered with a fine zig-zag design. The case is engraved with “B.F.” These initials can be taken off and can then be engraved again, making this a Lovely Personalized Gift.
When you hold this case under a light it sparkles like a sea of diamonds! My photos do not do it the majestic justice it deserves.
The inside of the case is marked with “STERLING 950”.
Many European Countries marked their Silver Items with (950), which is a higher silver content than Sterling at 925. A few but not all of the countries include: Italy, Germany, Czechoslovakia and Bulgaria.
The inside features a silver elastic metal strap which secures with clips on both ends. The strap can be removed. These two clips hold your items securely in place.
Weight: 145.6 grams which is equal to 4.68 ounces.
Measurements: 4 3/4” L x 3 1/8” W.
Age: Late 1800's
If you’re a non-smoker this case lends itself perfectly to carry your business cards, credit cards, cash or whatever you wish.
This case exhibits superior hand engraving. The hinge and clasp are in perfect working condition.
A Work of Art in itself, it would be beautiful displayed as an Object d’ Art.
Your Case will arrive in a custom Twinkle in Time gift box & matching floral ribbon. Thank you for visiting A Twinkle in Time Vintage Jewelry & Accessories.
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