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    Christie's Interiors

    3 - 5 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 385

    A GROUP OF TWO RUSSIAN SILVER SOUVENIR CIGARETTE CASES AND A NAVAL ENGINEERING BADGE,

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF TWO RUSSIAN SILVER SOUVENIR CIGARETTE CASES AND A NAVAL ENGINEERING BADGE,
    comprising a cigarette case with multiple monograms and an enameled crest and a blue glass thumbpiece, fully marked Moscow, 1908-1917, .875, maker's mark apparently Cyrillic 'A.L.'; another cigarette case enameled with champagne bottles, fully marked Moscow, 1908-1917, .875, maker's mark Cyrillic 'N.B.'; and the badge decorated with the Imperial double-headed eagle, marked St. Petersburg, 19th century, .875, maker's mark apparently Cyrillic 'A.B.'
    The larger, the cigarette case with monograms, 4½in. (11.4cm.) long, 12.5oz. approximate gross weight (3)


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