Vintage Sterling Silver Match Safe/Vesta with Enamel Fox Hound by F.D. Long

Salt River Collectibles

SKU: 3146

  • Vintage Sterling Silver Art Deco Style Match Safe/Vesta with Enamel Fox Hound panel.
  • Made by F.D. Long - Birmingham, England 1922
  • Stamped and Hallmarked 
  • Condition:  Good - The hinge is in perfect working condition and the lid snaps shut tight and flush. The enamel is in fine condition with no cracks and the seams are all in fine condition but the item does have few dings and scratches that are mainly on the back of the vesta all of which can be seen in the various photos provided. 
  • Size:  1 1/2 x 1 3/8" 
  • Weight: approx. 22 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.