ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 18K GOLD DIAMOND & STAR SAPPHIRE MATCH SAFE / VESTA CASE c1891. An antique English, solid 18 carat gold match safe / vesta case; finely made, with applied ornate gold decoration to the front, set with a sparkling white old mine-cut diamond and a wonderful natural blue / grey star sapphire cabochon. With a sprung button hinged lid, blued steel spring and striker to the base.
Wow - a fabulous quality match safe... CONDITION : All original and very, very good.Minimal signs of wear and pocket use, one or two shallow dents. DATE/MARKS : English hallmark for London 1891.
DIMENSIONS : 51 x 26 mm overall, diamond approx. 3.7 mm diameter, sapphire approx. 6.8 mm diameter (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.All orders are sent professionally packed & fully insured for your peace of mind! Please don't forget VAT is payable on all items apart from gold coins! See below for further details. The item "ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 18K GOLD DIAMOND & STAR SAPPHIRE MATCH SAFE / VESTA CASE c1891" is in sale since Wednesday, August 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tobacciana\Match Holders". The seller is "nalfie" and is located in Sale. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.