George Adam Scheid Austrian silver novelty vesta case

£295

Marvellous novelty silver vesta case by George Adam Scheid circa 1910

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Product Description

This is a very rare Austrian silver novelty combination vesta case made by George Adam Scheid in Vienna circa 1910.

This is a superb and rare novelty vesta case, rectangular in shape with straight sides and rounded corners.
The lid of the box has a crest with a crown above a rampant lion to the top left hand corner. It has a turning cog to the front and a thumb piece.

The front of the box has a striker and the left hand side has a hole for the wick.

The right hand side has a knob which slides open to reveal a hidden cutting instrument. There is also a cutter on the underside.

The inside of the case is gilded and has a front compartment for the wick.

Additional information

Condition

Very good, no damage or repairs, just normal surface wear commensurate with age.

Weight

74 grams

Length

5.8cm/2.25 inches

Width

3.8cm/1.5 inches

Depth

1.2cm/0.25 inch