An early Victorian silver combination Flask, Vesta Case and Cigar Case.
A rare Victorian silver combined Flask, Cigar case and Vesta Case, London 1849, William Francis. The body is engraved also with a design registration number for the 17th March 1849, no. 1815.
The Flask is later engraved with a presentation inscription to Mr. William Riley of the Cambridge Music Hall in Commercial Road, London in October 1886. The presentation of this ‘refreshment flask‘ to Mr. Riley on his departure to America is recorded in “The Era” (London, England), Saturday, October 23, 1886; Issue 2509.
Good. Minor wear to one set of marks.
Height – 19.20 cm.; Width 11.30 cm.; Depth – 4 cm.; Weight – 572.90 gms.