12 December 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,528
GBP 100 - GBP 200
Four ribbed glass match holders of globular form with silver mounts, all 3in. (7.6cm.) high (4)
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Apparently on one occasion, Coward struck a match and set the entire contents of the holder alight, consequently the match holders were banned until someone suggested that the matches should be inverted.
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