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C. 1890 Naughty Nineties Vesta Matchsafes

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    Posted 9 years ago

    matchsafer…
    (5 items)

    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.

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    BEAUTIFUL LRGE DECORATIVE ENGLISH ANTIQUE 1922 STERLING SILVER VESTA MATCH CASE
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    Solid Silver Vesta Case match safe fully hallmarked
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    1. Perfumer Perfumer, 9 years ago
      Awesome!!! You have some beauties!!
    2. dlfd911 dlfd911, 9 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, 9 years ago
      Thanks for your comments, and welcome anyone who has joined my facebook page.
    4. pops52 pops52, 8 years ago
      This is a fabulous collection!
    5. grubin grubin, 8 years ago
      Nice !!!!
    6. raven3766 raven3766, 3 years ago
      I have a couple and wondered why they looked like matchboxes, but made of leather. Thank you for posting. I love your collection!

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