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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 SafesEagle Shield DesignWith Lighter, 19th Century2001Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesEagle White Lead Company Cincinnati, Celluloid, Box, 2 3/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
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 Match SafesEdward ViiGutta-percha, Embossed1995Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesElephant2 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
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 Match SafesElk In ForestOrnate Floral Border, Brass2002Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesElk MedallionStriker On Bottom, Stamped Jan. 12, 19042000Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesEmbossed IndiansWorld's Fair, St. Louis, Tin, 19041995Login / Create Account for Price


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