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Lot 0433
the oak case with gilt and ebonized stenciling reading "Spencerian Steel Pens" and with two drawers and glass cover, the top drawer with divided interior holding a total of sixteen antique brass, silverplate, and sterling match safes including promotional give-aways by Anheuser Busch of St. Louis, Pheonix Brewery of St. Louis, Pabst of Milwaukee, The Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. of Cincinnati, McMullen's White Label, and the Elks Fraternal Order; the two sterling silver match safes include one by Gorham with applied coins and another by an unknown maker with trout motif.
7.5 x 16.75 x 12.5 in.
2.3 total weighable troy oz.
Private Collection, Virginia
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Condition

Very good estate condition - some wear to plating on several match safes.

Starting Bid

$400.00

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  • 23%

Match Safe Collection in a Spencerian Pen Display Case

Auction ended on Sat, Mar 3, 2018
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Estimate $800 - $1,200
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