Antique 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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