TWO SIDED 1900'S HUNTING SCENES MATCHSAFE NOB!SKU 15776Price $139.00
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C.1900's two sided match safe with nickle over brass finish. Each side has a different scene. One side shows a Moose in the woods and the other side shows a Hunter and his dog with a fox trapped up in a tree. These antique matchsafe's were generally carried in ones vest or coat with wooden matches. They preceded the invention of the match book. The bottom of the matchsafe has a ridged striker surface. The top has a hinged spring loaded top which fits perfectly. Only needs a polishing if buyer wants too. It measures approximately 1 1/2" by 3 1/2". Matchsafes with Hunting and Fishing scenes are quite scarce. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!