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Match Safes
Match Safes

Match safes were designed to be carried in the pocket. Early matches were made with phosphorus and could ignite unexpectedly. The matches were safely stored in the tightly closed container. Match safes were made in sterling silver, plated silver, or other metals. The English call these "vesta boxes." Match safes were often given by stores as advertising premiums.

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 Match SafesBlack Cat Cigarettes Cats In Open Touring Car, Nickel Over Brass, Pocket, 2 x 2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesBrass Black Head, Glass Eyes, Striker, Hinged, c.1850, 2 1/8 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesEagle White Lead Company Cincinnati, Celluloid, Box, 2 3/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesFlowers & Scroll Silver, Monogram, Art Nouveau, c.1900, 2 1/2 In. Pair2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesGrouse Dogs, Hunter, Nickel Brass, 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesIcebox White Mountain Brand Refrigerators, Embossed Silver, Germany, 3 x 2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesNudes Putti, Sterling Silver, S.J.R. Monogram, 2 x 3 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesOpen Cigar Box Porcelain, Silver Scrolls, 2 3/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesPlaid 14K Gold, Sliding Lid, Engraved, c.19202012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesQuilted Yellow White, Engraved Name On Lid, 18K Gold, c.1900, 2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesScottish Agates Rose Tone Metal Mount, Scored Granite Base, 2 x 1 x 5/8 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSilver Enamel, Cigar Box, Havana Scenes, Sun, Flowers, Kuppenheim, Germany, c.1910, 2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSterling Silver 2 1/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSterling Silver Agate Shield, Shaped Agate & Jasper Tablets, Ball Feet, 2 1/2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesYe Olde Black Bottle Bourbon Woman, Flowing Hair, Celluloid, 2 1/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match Safes14K GoldFlowers, Fronds, Chased, Engraved 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesAdvance Thresher Co.Knight Holding Banner, Tin, Celluloid, 3 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesAustin-Western Company2 Angels, Celluloid Over Tin, 2 3/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesBlack Cat CigarettesCats In Open Touring Car, Nickel Over Brass, Pocket, 2 x 2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesBrassBlack Head, Glass Eyes, Striker, Hinged, c.1850, 2 1/8 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesEagle White Lead CompanyCincinnati, Celluloid, Box, 2 3/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesFlowers & ScrollSilver, Monogram, Art Nouveau, c.1900, 2 1/2 In. Pair , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesGrouseDogs, Hunter, Nickel Brass, 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesIceboxWhite Mountain Brand Refrigerators, Embossed Silver, Germany, 3 x 2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesNudesPutti, Sterling Silver, S.J.R. Monogram, 2 x 3 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price


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