Cigarette Case


Plain, rectangular box with gadrooned-edge, hinged lid; both lid and box are individually stamped as one piece. Rounded tab at center front of lid. Gold washed interior. Lid struck incuse on outside front of collar at right of center with a combined crescent moon and imperial crown (Reichsmark) next to "835" and "WTB".

Date Made: post 1888

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany: Baden-Württemberg, Schwäbisch Gmünd

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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.60.1781Catalog Number: 60.1781Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: case, cigarette

Physical Description: silver (overall material)gold (interior wash material)Measurements: overall: 1 in x 2 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 6.985 cm x 9.525 cm


Record Id: nmah_316436

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