Victorian Silver Trick Opening / Puzzle Vesta Case

George Wilkinson, London 1890
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A fine quality Victorian silver Trick Opening Vesta Case of plain rectangular form with striker plate to one end and two separate internal compartments. On initial inspection the gilded interior contains nothing when opened, the ingenious hidden interior compartment containing the matches can only be released when the sprung slide to one end is held down.

By George Wilkinson, London, 1890

Reserved - £365.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair, some loss of internal gilding.
Dimensions
H
10mm (0.39 inches)
W
52mm (2.05 inches)
D
33mm (1.30 inches)
Weight
63.00 Grams (2.03 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
VGR4
Medium
Silver