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Superb Rare English Antique Victorian Brass Novelty Owl Vesta Match Case C1890 For Sale
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Description Asuperb rare genuineEnglishantique Victoriannovelty brassvesta/match case in the form of an owl, dating from around 1890 and in excellent original condition.Beautifulquality original 19th Century example, (definitely nota modern re-production), handsome large size, with lovely detail, with a hinged lid and a serrated striker on the base. Wonderful genuine age patina/colour and complete with both original pinned green glass eyes. No added personal engraved monograms or inscriptions.
Measurements Great size, measures approx2.3 inches (60mm) x 1.45 inches (36mm) and is 0.55 inches (14mm) deep.
Date Genuine English antique Victorian and dating from around 1890.
ConditionExcellent original condition, no splits or cracks, no repairs, and no nasty knocks ordents either, a really nice example. The sprung lid hinge work fine and the lid opens and closes nicely. Both pinned green glass eyes are original and undamaged, (very hard to find). Superb genuine age patina, as I got it. (The hinge rivit on the lid was protruding in the photos but has now been pushed into the correct position).
Beautiful rare English antique 19th Century brass novelty owl vesta/match case.
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Superb Rare English Antique Victorian Brass Novelty Owl Vesta Match Case C1890: $119