Cigarette Case


Rounded square case with spring-loaded, hinged lid engraved "RWG" in interlocked block letters inside a circle; plain, concave back. Matte-silver, engine-turned interior has two spring retainers. Push-tab catch. Retainer in lid is struck incuse on reverse "STERLING" in sans serif letters above "330". No other marks.

Date Made: early 20th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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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.60.2029Catalog Number: 60.2029Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: case, cigarette

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; .9525 cm x 8.255 cm x 8.255 cm


Record Id: nmah_315931

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