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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 Safes3 Dice In WindowNickel Plated Brass c.1920 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match Safes3-Leaf Clover InlaySilver Jade 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesAnchorSterling Silver Stamped F Fairchild & Co. New York,2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesAnheuser-BuschBrass Engraved Logo Pullman Palace Car 3 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesBeetleTextured Surface Sterling Silver Gorham2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesCat Holding RatJapan2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesCherubSterling Silver Stamped Hallmarks Gorham 1891,2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesCherubsWith Wishbone Sterling Silver Wm. B. Kerr & Co.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesColumbus & 3 ShipsSterling Silver Stamped Hallmarks R. Wallace & Sons2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesCupid & WomanSterling Silver Stamped Hallmarks Gorham2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesDancing Female NudesScroll Border Silver c.1900 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesDevil’s FaceFrame Of Crossed Branches Cast Iron 5 1/2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesDomino Form5 & 3 Mother-Of-Pearl Inscribed Eugene c.1890 1 x 1 3/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesDomino Form5 & 5 Celluloid Inscribed c.1930s 1 1/8 x 2 1/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesDr. Shoop’s Lax-EtsOnly 3 Cents Per Box Tin Lithograph 3 x 5 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesDragonJapan2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesElephantLying Down Figural Brass 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesElephantSterling Silver Glass Eyes c.18802011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesEngine TurnedMonogram 9K Gold Stamped Hallmarks William Neale & Sons,2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesFlowersScrolling Embossed Hinged Lid Cast Iron 7 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesFlowersSilver 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesFox ShapeGilt Silver Glass Eyes Hinged Lid Vesta 2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesGold Dust Washing PowderBlack Twins Logo Metal 3 x 1 5/8 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesGriffin14K Gold Marked K 2 Stars Joseph Seymour2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesHammeredSterling Silver Tiffany & Co. New York2011Login / Create Account for Price


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