Description

    THREE AMERICAN SILVER MATCH SAFES, Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1900
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, B3610, PAT. APPLIED FOR, (date mark); B3873, PAT. 1910; R3871, PAT, 1910
    2-5/8 inches high (6.7 cm) (largest)
    3.73 troy ounces

    The three match safes comprise of:
    1 match safe with rectangular border and lobed cartouche, inscribed Laddie to front, match strike to bottom;
    1 match safe with shell and swag border, match strike to bottom;
    1 match safe with shell and scroll border, monogrammed FEW to front, match strike to bottom.


    Estimate: $300 - $500.

    Condition Report*:

    With surface scratches commensurate with age.

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

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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