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A French silver Vesta Case.

A French silver Vesta Case, circa 1900, by Claude Doutre Rousel, Paris. The box, with spring hinge, is engraved on the lid and base with scenes, and on the sides with:
‘Cie Gle Des Allemettes Chimiques 66 Chaussee D’Anton Paris.’
The Compagnie Générale des Allumettes Chimiques, the French State Manufactory of Matches was established as a government monopoly in 1872.

SKU: O4743 Category:



Good. A small area of light surface corrosion on the top right corner of the upper-side.


Length – 4.60 cm.; Width – 3.60 cm.; Depth – 1.10 cm.; Weight – 33.40 gms.


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