Antique Vesta Case Matchsafe George III 1797Antique Vesta Case Matchsafe George III 1797Antique Vesta Case Matchsafe George III 1797Antique Vesta Case Matchsafe George III 1797

Unusual antique vesta or match safe made from a Georgian coin of the era of George III 1797.
One side has a portrait of George III and the other is a figure of Britannia 1797.
The striker is on the bottom of the piece and the top is hinged with a small raised section that enables it to be opened.
There is a ring on the top of the case to allow it to be attached to a chain or watch chain.

Condition: Very good for the age. Original color and patina. Has not been polished.

Size: 1 5/8 inches in diameter

Item ID: 2014-91

Antique Vesta Case Matchsafe George III 1797

$295 USD

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