This is a c. 1905 trick opening match safe featuring a 1902 Barber or Liberty Head Dime on one side. Pressing the dime allows the lid to spring open. The reverse is plain and the interior is gold gilded. The bezel is marked "Sterling" and the outside was originally gold gilded although most of the gilding has worn away. Its approximately 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 inches with a recessed striker to the bottom. Excellent condition with a strong lid spring.
1902 Barber Dime trick opening match safe, sterling, c. 1905