Cigarette Case


Rounded rectangular case with engine-turned bands on the spring-loaded, hinged lid and back, an empty rectangular reserve is at one corner of lid. Push-tab catch. Gold washed interior with imitation planished or spot-hammered finish has two spring retainers. Top inside edge of back is struck incuse with crescent-W trademark next to "STERLING" and "69".

Date Made: ca 1911

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Wallingford

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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.60.2026Catalog Number: 60.2026Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: case, cigarette

Physical Description: silver (overall material)gold (interior wash material)Measurements: overall: 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 7/8 in; .9525 cm x 8.5725 cm x 7.3025 cm


Record Id: nmah_315797

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