Matchbox

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Date:1919

Description:Rectangular silver matchbox made in Birmingham, 1919. The lid is hinged at one side, along the base there is a hollow ridge for striking matches and there is a loop at one side for suspension. There are hallmarks on the lid and on the base - W.E.E is the makers mark, the anchor is the city of Birmingham mark, the lion is the mark for sterling silver and the date letter 'u' is for the year 1919.


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Donor ref:LEAMG : M3955.1993 (70/20022)

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