Cigarette Case


Canted-edge, rectangular case with spring-loaded, hinged lid featuring a duck-hunting scene with birds in flight and on the water while a man standing in marsh at bottom right takes aim with his gun; plain sides and bottom. Rectangular push-tab catch. Gold washed interior with faint circular designs. Top inside edge of back is struck incuse "STERLING" in sans serif letters next to trademark "R", "B" pierced with right-facing sword and "Co", in individual clipped-corner surrounds, and "813"; bottom inside edge is stamped "PAT.APD.FOR" in small sans serif letters.

Date Made: early 20th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, North Attleboro

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.2031Catalog Number: 60.2031Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: case, cigarette

Physical Description: silver (overall material)gold (interior wash material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 3 in x 3 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 7.62 cm x 9.2075 cm


Record Id: nmah_315794

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