Victorian Silver Trick Opening Vesta Case

SAMPSON MORDAN & CO, London 1882
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An unusual Victorian silver trick opening Vesta Case of plain domed rectangular form, a striker to one side, the face engraved with contemporary monogram and dated Oct 26th 1883.

By Sampson Mordan, London, 1882

The sprung hinged lid can only be opened by applying pressure to both sides of the case simultaneously. There is no thumb tab to open the case as one might expect.

Reserved - £335.00

Condition
In good condition with just a few minor surface dinks and scratches.
Dimensions
H
48mm (1.89 inches)
W
33mm (1.30 inches)
D
12mm (0.47 inches)
Weight
31.00 Grams (1.00 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
VG2Y4
Medium
Silver