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Antique Sterling Silver Matchbox Cover from the 1920s
Item location: Wollstonecraft, NSW, Australia
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Thisbeautiful little sterling silver matchbox cover belonged to my grandfather. It has“H.J. 18.11.02 – 18.11.27” engraved on one side, but this can be removed. It wasmade in England in 1927 and is rare and interesting piece that will appealto collectors. Measurements:Weight 11gLength 4.5cmWidth 3cmHeight 1.4cmPlease note:These dimensions are smaller than most modern matchboxes Explanation of the sterling silverhallmarks and dating:· “D&F” Made by Deakin& Francis· Anchor Birmingham· Lion highest quality sterling silver· “C” made in 1927 Local pickup (if you prefer to me posting) isfrom St Leonards on Sydney's lower north shore, just past North Sydney onthe Pacific Highway.
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