Description

    A GORHAM SILVER MATCH SAFE
    Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1880
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, PAT. APPLD FOR, B225
    2-1/2 inches high (6.4 cm)
    1.18 troy ounces

    The shaped match safe with engraved floral and scroll decoration to the front and reverse with monogram, hinged lid, match strike to bottom.

    Illustrated:
    Shapiro, Neil and George Sparacio, Gorham Match Safes. Riverdale, New Jersey, International Match Safe Association, 2009, page 80.


    Estimate: $500 - $800.

    Condition Report*:

    With a small dent to the lower right corner, surface scratches commensurate with age.

    *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. 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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2012
    25th Tuesday
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