For sale is this very nice, circa 1910 match safe with the typical Art Nouveau swags and flower motif on both sides. The piece measures 2 5/8" x 1 5/8" x 5/8" thick and weighs 28.1 grams. It has a strong hinge and opens/closes perfectly. German silver is a misnomer for silver used to describe a metal that looks like silver but is actually an alloy of copper, nickel and tin, zinc or other metals. The match safe is in perfect condition with no dents, dings or wear.