Silver Combination Vesta Sovereign Case
Silver Combination Vesta Sovereign Case Silver Combination Vesta Sovereign Case Silver Combination Vesta Sovereign Case Silver Combination Vesta Sovereign Case Silver Combination Vesta Sovereign Case Silver Combination Vesta Sovereign Case Silver Combination Vesta Sovereign Case

Silver Combination Vesta Sovereign Case, Birmingham 1902, Minshull & Latimer

£495.00

Silver Combination Vesta Sovereign Case, splendid condition Edwardian hallmarked sterling silver with glorious

bright cut decoration.

All in excellent order, hallmarked from Birmingham in 1902.

Measures 75x32mm.

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Silver Combination Vesta Sovereign Case

This piece is a Silver Combination Vesta Sovereign Case, this example is in splendid condition.  It is hallmarked sterling silver with glorious bright cut decoration.

It is all in excellent order, hallmarked from Birmingham in 1902 hence it is Edwardian.

Vesta cases were also known as pocket match safes and were small easily portable boxes usually with a snap-shut cover and contained Vestas (which are short matches) helping to keep them dry and to prevent them spontaneously igniting when rubbed against each other!

This case measures 75 mm wide by 32 mm deep.

 

DATE 1902
MAKER Minshull & Latimer
ASSAY OFFICE Birmingham
WEIGHT (Grammes) 34.7
WEIGHT (Troy) 1.12
REF:- 83C

Additional information

Origin

English

Period

Edwardian 1901-1910

Sponsor/Maker

Minshull & Latimer

REF CODE

83C

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