Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Wood and ivory cigarette box

In Tobacciana > Show & Tell.
Tobacciana3787 of 3826Please help identify this lighter?Vichy-Etat Ashtray pre WWII
3
Love it
2
Like it

mammimammi loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
lisalisa loves this.
potreropotrero likes this.
philfreophilfreo likes this.
See 3 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 10 years ago

    TallerThan…
    (34 items)

    This inlaid wood and ivory cigarette box was bought by my father in Gibraltar around 1951 while he was in the navy and sailing on the USS Midway. I remember it getting a lot of use around our house on the '70s, but unfortunately, I don't know much about it otherwise.

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    logo
    Tobacciana
    See all
    Vintage Metal Cigarette Case Box Gold Men Tobacco Holder for 20s 85mm King Size
    Vintage Metal Cigarette Case Box Go...
    $14
    Vintage Aluminum Telescopic Women Lady Slim Cigarette Holder Filter Extendable
    Vintage Aluminum Telescopic Women L...
    $3
    Hold 16 Cigarette Vintage Copper Camel Cigarette Case Smoking Boxes With Box
    Hold 16 Cigarette Vintage Copper Ca...
    $18
    Vintage Resin Woman in Bath Tub Ashtray Gothic Cigar-ette Smoke Butt Holder DEN
    Vintage Resin Woman in Bath Tub Ash...
    $9
    logo
    Vintage Metal Cigarette Case Box Gold Men Tobacco Holder for 20s 85mm King Size
    Vintage Metal Cigarette Case Box Go...
    $14
    See all

    Comments

    1. Peter, 10 years ago
      I have two boxes and a plate with similar patterned inlay, possibly from the same source as my partner's father was in the British Merchant Navy from the 1940's to the 1960's. I wonder whether they are North African in origin but I am also searching for information.
    2. e taylor, 9 years ago
      4 "x 6" white box (ivory?) with Pennsylvania state flag coat of arm scribed on lid need help identifing
    3. Lynch47, 5 years ago
      Possibly Indian made since there are numerous Indian merchants in Gibraltar. I remember seeing similar crafted boxes on display over there.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.