Vintage Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Match Safe/Vesta by F.S. Gilbert

Salt River Collectibles

SKU: 3160

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  • This Vintage Sterling Silver Match Safe/Vesta Features Beautiful Art Nouveau  Repousse Design of Lilies and Vines 
  • Made by F.S. Gilbert - North Attleboro, MA
  • Circa 1899 -1913
  • Stamped and Hallmarked
  • Condition:  Good - item has some light tarnishing and a very slight depression on one side near bottom of case which is difficult to see in photo but has no other blemishes. The hinge and lid assembly are in fine working condition and the lid closes tight and flush with no gap.
  • Size:  2 1/4 x 1 3/8"
  • Weight: 18 grams


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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.