This is a c. 1905 insert type match safe with a billiards/pool motif on one side and a bowling motif on the other. The bezel is marked "Pat. Jan 12, 1904" referring to patent number 749,479 issued to August Goertz & Co., Newark, NJ. It has nickel plated inserts and ends over a metal body and is approximately 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches with a strike to the bottom. Excellent condition with a strong lid spring, has some light age wear.
Billiards and bowling motif match safe, insert type by August Goertz & Co., c. 1905, pool