Victorian Novelty Silver Policemans Bullseye Lantern Vesta Case

THOMAS JOHNSON, LONDON 1871
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A rare Victorian novelty silver Vesta Case made in the form of a policeman’s bullseye lantern, with hinged fold-out handles to the reverse, a sprung ribbed hinged cover to the base forming the striker. Domed glass lens to the front, attached suspension ring.

By Thomas Johnson, London, 1871.

Reserved - £750.00

Condition
In good condition with just minor surface pitting and pocket wear.
Dimensions
L
49  mm (1.93 inches)
D
21  mm (0.83 inches)
Weight
37.00 Grams (1.19 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
VGV4
Medium
Silver