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Jerusalem Olive Wood Vesta

Jerusalem Olive Wood Vesta

SKU: RJ02732
£38.00Price

A vesta or match safe  is a case to keep and strike matches in, they would be made from various metals such as brass, silver, silver plate and even gold. For the most part they would be hung from a watchchain on a gentlemans waist coat, ladies however would often wear them around on a chain or from there belt on a chatelaine. The case would open via a hinged lid and would have a grooved section on the base with which to strike the match.

 

Olive wood vesta/match box. Jerusalum on oneside.

 

Condition is good, lid closes well.

 

Dimensions: 7.5cm x 5cm

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SKU:

RJ02732

Period:

1860

A vesta or match safe  is a case to keep and strike matches in, they would be made from various metals such as brass, silver, silver plate and even gold. For the most part they would be hung from a watchchain on a gentlemans waist coat, ladies however would often wear them around on a chain or from there belt on a chatelaine. The case would open via a hinged lid and would have a grooved section on the base with which to strike the match.

 

Olive wood vesta/match box. Jerusalum on oneside.

 

Condition is good, lid closes well.

 

Dimensions: 7.5cm x 5cm

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