This is an 1881 match safe/vesta with an engraved foliate design, one side has an engraved cartouche. The bezel has complete English sterling hallmarks for Birmingham 1881 plus the makers mark for Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham England. The inside of the lid has secondary hallmarks. Its approximately 1 7/8 x 7/8 inches with a striker to the bottom. Excellent condition with a strong lid spring.
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