Antique Edwardian era Sterling Silver A.R.T. Mfg Co. Matchbook Holder
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- This handsome Antique Sterling Silver Match Safe is made in the shape of a matchbook and features a beautiful Art Nouveau design with an old english monogram on the front.
- The case will hold one standard-size book of matches.
- Pattern/Item #240
- Circa 1904 -1910
- Made A.R.T. Mfg Co. - New York
- Stamped and Hallmarked
- Condition: Excellent - the hinge/latch are both in perfect working condition and the case closes tight and flush. The back of the case has some very light scratching and a little tarnish as does the interior but there are no dings or dents and the case displays beautifully.
- Size: 2 5/8" x 2 1/4"
- Weight: 1.4 oz.
SALT RIVER COLLECTIBLES CONDITION RATINGS
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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.