An interesting & scarce antique cigar case. Made in solid Sterling silver it is hallmarked for Birmingham 1893 by makers Horton & Allday. The front is engraved with Queen Victoria's crown & monogram with the date 1896. Inside the case is the retailers name Carrington & Co, Regent Street London.
This case was given as a gift by Queen Victoria in 1896, probably to a high ranking servant or worker of the Royal household. The case measures 12cm x 8cm, it has a curved body & gilt interior.It weighs 158g & comes with the original case. It is in great condition, the base has a very light bump (nothing major). The item "Antique Solid Silver Cigar Case Given as a Royal gift by Queen Victoria 1896" is in sale since Tuesday, March 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "black--lobster" and is located in Bournemouth. This item can be shipped worldwide.