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    A GORHAM 14K GOLD MATCH SAFE
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1910
    Marks: (anchor-lion), 14K, X1323, PAT. 1910
    2-5/8 inches high (6.7 cm)
    0.8 ounce

    The rectangular match safe, model X1323 with engine turned ground within foliate frame centering cartouche to front monogrammed BO, hinged lid, match strike to bottom.

    Illustrated:
    Shapiro, Neil and George Sparacio, Gorham Match Safes. Riverdale, New Jersey, International Match Safe Association, 2009, page 106 (for production model).


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

    Condition Report*: Minor surface scratches commensurate with age.
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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    5th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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