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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

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 Kr¶gerwerft 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.

Maker: Gottlieb Kurz

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.

Length 28.7cm/11.3"

Width 16.7cm/6.6"

Height 6.9cm/2.7"

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