This is a c. 1895 match safe with an engraved bamboo designed on both sides, the front is personalized "Louis T. Young, Philadelphia." The bezel is marked "sterling" and "11A", there isn't a maker's mark but based on its design characteristics it was probably made by the Whiting Mfg. Co., Providence, RI. Its approximately 2 5/8 x 1 1/2 inches with a striker to the bottom. Excellent condition .
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