Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Old English Matchbox I think it's sterling silver

In Silver > Show & Tell and Tobacciana > Match Holders > Show & Tell.
havenrain's loves29 of 74Eco Air Meter...Eco TireflatorReflections of when I went to school
13
Love it
1
Like it

RadegunderRadegunder loves this.
southcopsouthcop loves this.
surfdub66surfdub66 loves this.
pops52pops52 loves this.
aeonaeon likes this.
PoopPoop loves this.
MaltamaryMaltamary loves this.
pickrknowspickrknows loves this.
BeauxPurdyBeauxPurdy loves this.
HunterHunter loves this.
VintageArgentinaVintageArgentina loves this.
toolate2toolate2 loves this.
havenrainhavenrain loves this.
wolcott1wolcott1 loves this.
See 12 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

    Yelrob
    (13 items)

    I found this matchbox in a rumage sale about 5 years ago, in Norquay, SK, Canada. There is a note inside, dated Nov.11, 1960. It reads
    " Dad gave me this match box as a gift. It was Dad's Fathers . He (Grandfather) gave it to Dad when he was about 12 years old in England. " I don't have any names or ideas who may have owned it, but am interested in any information about it

    logo
    Silver
    See all
    FINE RARE ART NOUVEAU ENGLISH SILVER & ENAMEL VESTA CASE  c.1901
    FINE RARE ART NOUVEAU ENGLISH SILVE...
    $29
    Antique 1928 Hallmarked Danish Sterling Silver Figural Cow Creamer Jug, NR
    Antique 1928 Hallmarked Danish Ster...
    $383
    LOVELY HEAVY ANTIQUE 1902 SOLID SILVER ALBERT WATCH CHAIN WTH IRISH SILVER MEDAL
    LOVELY HEAVY ANTIQUE 1902 SOLID SIL...
    $43
    SUPERB, ASPREY & Co , sterling silver BEAKER, 1995, 161gm
    SUPERB, ASPREY & Co , sterling silv...
    $115
    logo
    FINE RARE ART NOUVEAU ENGLISH SILVER & ENAMEL VESTA CASE  c.1901
    FINE RARE ART NOUVEAU ENGLISH SILVE...
    $29
    See all

    Comments

    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 years ago
      No silver marks anywhere on it?
    2. Yelrob, 10 years ago
      It is 1 1/2 inches high, 1 1/4 inches wide and approx.1/4 inch deep with no extra markings than what you see in the photo
    3. havenrain havenrain, 10 years ago
      OMGosh I love it!
    4. toolate2 toolate2, 10 years ago
      Maybe designed to be worn as a watch fob?
    5. Yelrob, 10 years ago
      There is a chain attached to the top of it similar to a watch fob
    6. Yelrob, 10 years ago
      The chain it is on is definitely for a man There does seem to be a match striker on the bottom Thank you all for the information
    7. Yelrob, 10 years ago
      I have tried every way I know how to get a picture of the stiker but to no avail I did however get a picture of the chain and will put it with the other pictures shortly
    8. surfdub66 surfdub66, 7 years ago
      When you open the lid there are normaly marks around the rim that cover when its closed , but not always , any chance of a pic with it open and one of the base , its known as a" vesta"
      Sd

    Want to post a comment?

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