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German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960

A fine and impressive, unusual and large vintage German sterling silver cigar box with maritime interest; an addition to the ornamental silverware collection

SKU: A5496
Price: £1,595.00
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German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960
German Sterling Silver Cigar Box - Vintage Circa 1960

Description


This fine vintage German sterling silver cigar box has a plain rectangular rounded form in the Art Deco manner.


The surface of this large, impressive vintage cigar box is plain and unembellished with plain moulded decoration to the rim.


This sterling silver cigar box is fitted with a hallmarked hinged cover embellished with an engraved illustration of the cargo vessel/ship 'Baltic Jet'*.


The body of this exceptional box is fitted with the original cedar wood lining and dividers; this box can be refitted with a bespoke velvet jewellery box fitment upon request.


This German box is supported by four impressive cushion style feet.


The hallmarks struck to the underside of the box includes:

Maker's mark: Icon for Gottlieb Kurz

Silver quality/purity mark: 925 (925/1000, sterling)

National mark: Crescent moon and crown


By virtue of its size this versatile box could be used for a multitude of functions.


* This United Baltic Corporation Ltd ship was built by Krögerwerft GmbH, in Rendsburg Germany and launched on the 10th January 1959. The Baltic Jet was categorised as a refrigerated motor general cargo vessel and was in operation until February 1984.


Condition


This vintage German box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of the box are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of vintage silverware.


Dimensions


Length 28.7cm/11.3"

Width 16.7cm/6.6"

Height 6.9cm/2.7"


Weight


Not measurable as weighted base


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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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