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This is a figural match safe in the shape of a bullet commemorating Admiral Dewey and the Battleship Maine. One side has an image of "George Dewey" and "Manila May 1, 1898", the reverse has an image of a battleship, and "Feb. 15, 1898" and "Remember the Maine." The striker end is marked "Metzger & Riedel, Pat 7/26/98, Phila." Its approximately 7/8 x 3 inches. Excellent condition with a nice aged patina.
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Admiral Dewey, Remember the Maine bullet shaped match safe, brass & aluminum by Metzger & Riedel, 1898
$165 USD SOLD
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