Description

    A GORHAM SILVER AND SILVER GILT ADVERTISING MATCH SAFE
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, 1890
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, (date mark)
    2-1/2 inches high (6.4 cm)
    .64 troy ounces

    The match safe in the form of a clam, monogrammed HMMBA to front, inscribed COMPLIMENTS. GORHAM MFG. CO. NEW YORK to reverse, chased case, gilt interior, hinged lid, match strike to bottom.

    Illustrated:
    Shapiro, Neil and George Sparacio, Gorham Match Safes. Riverdale, New Jersey, International Match Safe Association, 2009, page 73. listed as model 1652


    Condition Report*:

    repair to hinge, oxidation at repair

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    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Hollowware/Pottery/Glass, Small (view shipping information)

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    September, 2011
    26th Monday
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