Cigarette Case

Cigarette Case

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Description
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".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
case, cigarette
date made
ca 1911
place made
United States: Connecticut, Wallingford
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
ID Number
DL.60.2026
catalog number
60.2026
accession number
200122
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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