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    A GORHAM SILVER, COPPER AND BRASS MOKUME GANE MATCH SAFE
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, 1879
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING & OTHER METALS, L
    2-1/2 inches high (6.4 cm)
    1.2 ounces (gross)

    The mokume gane match safe fabricated with silver, copper, and brass, applied Japanese fisherman to front, applied Japanese man smoking to reverse, gilt interior, bail for chain below hinge.

    Illustrated:
    Shapiro, Neil and George Sparacio, Gorham Match Safes. Riverdale, New Jersey, International Match Safe Association, 2009, page 98.


    More information about Gorham Manufacturing Co., also known as Gorham Manufacturing Company.

    Condition Report*: surface scratches commensurate with age
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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