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C. 1890 Naughty Nineties Vesta Matchsafes

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Match Holders79 of 116Rare Celluloid Wrap Advertising Collection.match box cover
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Posted 5 years ago


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I thought I would just show you some of the wonderful novelty matchsafes that were made in the late Victorian era, when I think I have seen them all, I find another one. If anyone would like to know what a specific one is, I can easily add the information.


  1. Perfumer Perfumer, 5 years ago
    Awesome!!! You have some beauties!!
  2. dlfd911 dlfd911, 5 years ago
    I just posted this comment on Facebook, I might as well add it here too.
    I have 2 Sterling ones, they make awesome pillboxes. I've had people tell me that it looks "just like a Zippo lighter". Ummm...Zippo copied the match safes (Vestas).
  3. matchsaferunner matchsaferunner, 5 years ago
    Thanks for your comments, and welcome anyone who has joined my facebook page.
  4. pops52 pops52, 4 years ago
    This is a fabulous collection!
  5. grubin grubin, 4 years ago
    Nice !!!!

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