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Robbins' Roost Antiques


Barbara Robbins, Nashville TN   

Russian Cigarette Case, Edwardian, With VestaRussian Cigarette Case, Edwardian, With VestaRussian Cigarette Case, Edwardian, With VestaRussian Cigarette Case, Edwardian, With Vesta

This is a beautiful, wooden, Russian, Cigarette Case, circa 1910. The English dealer from whom I bought it listed the type of wood on my receipt, but I can't read his writing! This case would fit in a gentleman's pocket. It measures 4 inches East to West, and 2 and 1/2 inches North to South. It opens and there is a place to store the cigarettes. An unusual feature of this case is that it has a vesta with a striker on the bottom; that is, the bottom opens, and one can store matches inside. There is also a twisted piece of ribbon, pictured, that slips down inside the case, and is connected by a brass knob. I'm sure one of our Ruby Lane collectors can tell me what that is for. Anyway, this is a beautiful box, and it has absolutely no damage, or scratches at all. It is very unusual.

Item ID: 3979

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Russian Cigarette Case, Edwardian, With Vesta

$300 USD SOLD

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Robbins' Roost Antiques


Barbara Robbins
Nashville
TN
  

Antique English smalls of quality

Specializing in Georgian and Victorian jewelry, English smalls, including leather bound books, silver etc.

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