Awesome Sterling Silver "Pug" Match Safe by Benjamin Thomas Greening c. 1904

Salt River Collectibles

SKU: 2911

  • Sterling Silver Match Safe by Benjamin Thomas Greening 
  • Enamel Cartouche of Black & White Pug
  • Made by Benjamin Thomas Greening
  • Birmingham - 1904
  • Stamped and Hallmarked 
  • Condition:  Good - The seams and edges are all in great condition with no splits or dents and other than some light surface scratching and slight ding the case has very few blemishes. Lid assembly is in fine working condition and the lid shuts tight and flush.  
  • Size:  1 3/8 x 1 5/8"
  • Weight:  24 grams


For our customers convenience we have adopted standardized condition ratings for our products. Condition ratings provide piece of mind and are a fast and reliable way to determine the condition of an item which can be viewed in the "More Info" tab on the product description page.

The definitions of our condition standards are as follows:

EXCELLENT - Item shows no visible imperfections or blemishes with little or no signs of wear and has not had any repairs or restoration performed. 

GOOD - Item shows some signs of normal wear consistent with the age and handling of the item and may have some minor imperfections such as light scratches, dings or fading.

FAIR - Item shows more noticeable imperfections such as chips, cracks and may have been touched up or repaired or is missing a component. 

Note:  Some of the Vintage Sterling Silver items offered for sell on our website have been cleaned or polished by the previous owners and some have not.  Due to the varying schools of thought concerning cleaning Vintage Sterling Silver we do not clean or polish any of these type of items and instead choose to leave that decision in the hands of our customers.