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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 SafesThe Farmers Friend Stacker Celluloid, Bearded Man, Farmers Hat, 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 In. illustrated2016Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesNude Female Sterling Silver, Enamel, High Relief, Gorham, 1 3/8 x 2 3/8 In. illustrated2016Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesGeorge Washington Sterling Silver, Embossed, Gorham, 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 In. illustrated2016Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesOwl Figural, Brass, Head Pops Open, Striker Under Feet, c.1910, 2 1/4 In. Illustrated2015Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesCelluloidKing Albert High Grade Cigars, 1 1/2 x 2 3/8 In. illustrated2014Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesRip Van WinkleKitties On Back, Celluloid, 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 In. illustrated2014Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesWorld InjectorCelluloid, American Injector Co., Detroit, Mich., 2 1/2 x 1 3/8 In. illustrated2014Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesModern Climax StoveTaplin Rice & Co. Akron, O., Celluloid, 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 In. Illustrated2013Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesWork PantsSuspenders, White Metal, Top Lifts Up, Strike Match At Ankle, c.1910 Illustrated 2012Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesBowling SceneSterling,Hallmarks,F.S. Gilbert,Mass. Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesCoiled RattlesnakeSterling,Wm. B. Kerr & Co.,N.J.,c.1901 Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesGolferSterling,Hallmark,Watrous Mfg. Co. Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesHorseRider,Jumping Fence,Sterling,Enamel Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesSkull & CrossbonesSterling,F.S. Gilbert,Mass. Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesWaveSterling Silver,Hallmarks,Gorham,R.I.,c.1898 Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesWoman GolferSterling Silver,Monogram,2 x 2 In. Illustrated Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesWomanFloral Setting,Sterling Silver,Battin & Co.,Newark,N.J. Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesWomanWinged,Looking Over Cliff,Sterling Silver,Wm. B. Kerr & Co. Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesRound Oak Stoves Ranges, Furnaces, Celluloid, Nickel Plated Brass, 3 x 1 In., Illustrated2010Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesComic Man Removable Hat, Iron Art, 4 1/4 In., illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesDrunkard Painted, Silvered Brass, Early 1900s, 2 1/2 In., illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesHome Insurance Company N.Y., 2 Firemen, Hose, Silver Plated, 2 1/2 In., illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesMan's Head Guessing, White Metal, Gold Finish, 5 5/8 In., illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesMr. PunchCast Iron, Holding Feather Pen & Inkwell, Cast Iron, Zimmerman, Illustrated2008Login / Create Account for Price
Match SafesAlley SloperNickel Plated Brass, Pushbottom Release, C.1890, Illustrated2007Login / Create Account for Price


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