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    Sale 5373

    Christie's Interiors

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 484

    WORLD WAR I INTEREST: AN AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE

    CIRCA 1914

    Price Realised  

    WORLD WAR I INTEREST: AN AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE
    CIRCA 1914
    Depicting a map of the border between the Polish part of the Russian Empire and Galicia, with the legend ÖSTLICHER KRIEGSSCHAUPLATZ 1914-15, the upper left corner with the flags of Austria-Hungary and Germany, gilt interior with German presentation inscription to a named officer dated November 1915
    3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) wide
    4.5 oz. (139 gr.)


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