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    A WHITING SILVER MATCH SAFE
    Whiting Manufacturing Company, New York, New York, circa 1900
    Marks: (W with griffin), STERLING, 1621
    1-3/8 inches diameter (3.5 cm)
    0.5 ounce

    The match safe in the form of an ancient coin, with bust to front and charioteer to reverse, hinged lid, match strike to bottom.

    It is possible that this is the only surviving example of this particular pattern.


    More information about Whiting Manufacturing Company.

    Condition Report*: minor surface scratching
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    14th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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