Antique English Sterling Silver Victorian Novelty Vesta Case
Antique English Sterling Silver Victorian Novelty Vesta Case
Antique English Sterling Silver Victorian Novelty Vesta Case
Antique English Sterling Silver Victorian Novelty Vesta Case
Antique English Sterling Silver Victorian Novelty Vesta Case
Antique English Sterling Silver Victorian Novelty Vesta Case
Antique English Sterling Silver Victorian Novelty Vesta Case

UNKNOWN (worked from c.1950)

Antique English Sterling Silver Victorian Novelty Vesta Case

1913 England

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A very unusual novelty vesta in the form of a Gladstone bag. The removable striking plate,with ring attached,allows the vesta to be refilled with matches.Depressing a spring within the handle allows the individual match to be dispensed when required. The body engraved on each side,with a vacant cartouche on one and the pat no 20876 on the other.
Excellent
Dimensions
Height 3.00 cm (1.18 inches)
Width 4.50 cm (1.77 inches)
Depth 1.50 cm (0.59 inches)
Weight 0.60oz t (18.66g)
Medium
Silver
Signed/Inscribed
Birmingham 1913 by B? (Makers mark softly struck)
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