London, South Kensington
22 September 2000
The "Albert Matchbox"
brass cylindrical with domed lift-off cover, the side with applied crest incorporating a Diamond Registration Mark, the top of the cover with disc impressed with a crown encircled with the words, "The Albert Matchbox", English, circa 1847 -- 10.1cms; and four plated or brass vesta cases comprising: an elephant's head; a standing bear; a horseshoe; and an example stamped with cranes
See Plate 6 for part lot (5)
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