This is a c. 1895 match safe with a snake and cattail motif on both sides, one side has engraved initials. The bezel is marked "Sterling G", the mark for F. S. Gilbert, North Attleboro, MA. Its approximately 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches with a striker to the bottom. Excellent condition except for a shallow dent in the cartouche area on the reverse side that is hardly noticeable. The lid has a strong spring.
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