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    Posted 4 years ago

    TreasureTex
    (222 items)

    This is my match holders collection. The first is iron and is not marked for identification. The second one is hand carved wood and probably German.
    I would like to know who made the first iron match holder. It looks like a ship with patriotic flags, swords, horn and drums.
    Thanks.

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    1. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 4 years ago
      The first pic is too small and not clear enough for much evaluation of details.
    2. TreasureTex TreasureTex, 4 years ago
      Phil- I just deleted two pictures and took some close up pictures to clarify the first holder. I hope this helps.
    3. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 4 years ago
      Thanks, I see no link to any country as far as the heraldic details in this fantastic creation. The heraldic elements make it a true collectible, through the roof, other than just a match holder. Other than that it is hard to attribute to a maker as most of the match holders do not have a maker's mark on them.
    4. TreasureTex TreasureTex, 4 years ago
      Thank you Phil
      It has a lot going on and some of it is just difficult for me to decipher.

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