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Victorian Heraldic Silver Vesta Match Safe

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Victorian Heraldic Silver Vesta Match Safe

This interesting vesta box has a heraldic shield above a banner with Latin inscription reading; Nosocomio Recali Sancti Eartholomaei Initials engraved on the other side FJD’ The lid is engraved 17 October 1895. It bears hallmarks for Birmingham 1895 and makers initials JH which I believe are Joseph Hawkins who was a known maker of vesta boxes. Weight 32g Size: 5cm Tall

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