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Mermaid Match Safe, USA

Match safe
Gorham Manufacturing Co. Providence, Rhode Island
Sterling silver
2-3/4" (7 cm) high
Marked 1534MT, lion-anchor-G and STERLING; there is a striker on the bottom. The lid is very secure and snaps closed.
Illustrated: Shapiro, Neil and George Sparacio, Gorham Match Safes. Riverdale, New Jersey, International Match Safe Association, 2009, pg. 73.



Mermaid Match Safe, USA, verso

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