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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 SafesSockNickel Plated Brass, Ribs, Tassels, C.18902007Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSoconyEmbossed Metal, Hinged, 1920s1999Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSoldierCast Iron, E.g. Zimmerman, 4 3/4 In.2000Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSpades Royal Flush HandEnameled, Silver, 18901996Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSquirrelFull Bodied, Ear Of Corn, Carved, Round Base, Ocher, Gilt, 19th Century2002Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSt George Dragon Coin Each SideBrass, 1 1/2 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSt. George & Dragon Coin Each SideBrass, 1 1/2 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSt. Louis FairLeather, 19041995Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesStagNew York No. 1 Sterling Silver Battin & Co. New Jersey,2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesStainless Steel Round, 3 In.2010Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesStandard Car Truck CompanyChicago, Celluloid, 2 5/8 In.2000Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesStandard Oil CompanyCelluloid Covered, 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 In.2005Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesStandard Oil Company Celluloid, 2 3/4 In.2010Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesStar Set With Mine-cut DiamondSchreve & Co., 14k Yellow Gold1998Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSteinFigural, Woman & Man By Tree, Front & Back, 1 X 1 5/8 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSteinBrass, Bottom Striker2003Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSterling SilverCheese Grater Form, 3 In.1995Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSterling SilverHinged Compartment, Each End, England, 1908, 3 x 1 In.2000Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSterling SilverBirmingham, 1922, 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSterling SilverConcave Back, Unger2003Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSterling SilverLaughing Buddha, Repousse, Gorham No. 3902003Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSterling SilverSawtooth Striker, England, 1913, 5/8 In.2003Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSterling Silver Leopard`s Head, Lion Passant, London, c.1475, 2 In.2010Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSterling Silver Repousse, Hinged Top, 2 1/2 In.2010Login / Create Account for Price
 Match SafesSterling Silver Script Initials, Art Nouveau, 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 In.2010Login / Create Account for Price


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