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Worldly Delights: Fine Jewels, Art, & Decorations

Tue, May 16, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 27

Pair of Elgin Art Deco Sterling Silver Cases

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Elgin Manufacturing Company, United States. Pair of Art Deco sterling silver and onyx cases: one larger cigarette case and one matchbook box. Each is marked along the interior and monogrammed HGM along the lid. The matchbook case is numbered 1760835 and the cigarette case is marked 926945. With the original velvet lined wooden storage case.

Provenance: Property from the distinguished collection of Mr. James Lee Soffer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Big; height: 4 in x width: 3 1/4 in. Small; height: 2 in x width: 1 3/4 in. Gross weight of sterling: 4.69 Troy oz.


No visible major dents. No visible cracks or losses. No visible sign of restoration under UV light. Wear throughout. Oxidation to metal components. The clips open and close smoothly. Along the interior of a smaller piece, there are square areas that show different colors from the rest; please see the listing image.

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