DescriptionA 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.
Shapiro, Neil and George Sparacio, Gorham Match Safes. Riverdale, New Jersey, International Match Safe Association, 2009, page 80.
Estimate: $500 - $800.
With a small dent to the lower right corner, surface scratches commensurate with age.
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