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    A HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND UNIQUE UNGER BROTHERS SILVER AND SILVER GILT COMBINATION MATCH SAFE AND VINAIGRETTE
    Unger Bros., Newark, New Jersey, circa 1900
    Marks: (UB intertwined), FINE 925, 7249
    2-3/4 inches high (7.0 cm)
    .64 troy ounces

    The match safe with repoussé floral decoration to front and reverse, silver gilt to interior, vinaigrette within hinged lid, vinaigrette lid hinged and pierced, match strike to bottom.

    Exhibited:
    May-July, 2007, Brandywine River Museum, Chadds, Ford, Pennsylvania


    Condition Report*: pin dent to bottom, surface scratches commensurate with age
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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