Cigarette Case

Cigarette Case

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Rounded rectangular case with spring-loaded, hinged lid engraved "JLR" in conjoined, shaded script letters; plain, concave back. Gold washed, engine-turned interior has two spring retainers. Push-tab catch. Bottom inside edge of back is struck incuse "[S]TERLING" in sans serif letters. No other marks.
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Object Name
case, cigarette
date made
late 19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (interior wash material)
overall: 3/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 in;.9525 cm x 8.89 cm x 7.62 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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