DescriptionA GORHAM SILVER MATCH SAFE
Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1908
Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, PAT. APPLIED FOR, B2148
2-1/2 inches high (6.4 cm)
0.73 troy ounces
The shaped match safe with floral border to front and reverse centering a shield-form cartouche with female profile to front and to reverse monogram WCB, match strike to bottom.
Shapiro, Neil and George Sparacio, Gorham Match Safes. Riverdale, New Jersey, International Match Safe Association, 2009, page 90 (for production model).
With minor surface scratches commensurate with age.
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