Cigarette Case

Cigarette Case

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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.
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Object Name
case, cigarette
date made
early 20th century
place made
United States: Massachusetts, North Attleboro
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (interior wash material)
overall: 5/8 in x 3 in x 3 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 7.62 cm x 9.2075 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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