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Victorian 19th Century Brass Go to Bed Dowlers Spring Igniting Match Safe Vesta Case Light Box 1850

REF: V46 / LA358748
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Description
Victorian 19th Century Brass Go to Bed Dowlers spring Igniting match safe box Vesta Case Light Box 1850 A fine example of a rare Dowlers Nocturnal spring igniting Match box “Go to bed” Superbly marked go to bed or night vesta from the well known Birmingham corkscrew manufacturer. The very ornate top is marked “Dowler’s Nocturnal Spring Igniting Match Box Registered No. 2349, 25th. June 1850”. The functioning is fully described in D. B. Alsford Match Holders. Page 14. A match is left in the hole of the lid. A roughened plate by means of the spring holds the match tightly, which lights when withdrawn sharply, providing a flame more easily, when dark to light a candle. Of Cylindrical form the body with scroll pattern the lid with spring loaded nozzle to take lit vesta. In good unpolished original condition with great patina. But would clean well if required. Please see photographs as they form part of the description. Tight fitting lid with standard striker is on the base. Height 3.25 inches-8cm diameter approx.1.5 inches-4cm.

declaration

Indigojollyphant Antiques has clarified that the Victorian 19th Century Brass Go to Bed Dowlers Spring Igniting Match Safe Vesta Case Light Box 1850 (LA358748) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Circa 1850

condition

In good unpolished original condition with great patina.

additional info

Material:
Brass
Origin:
English
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
Circa 1850

delivery

Free UK mainland postage. Please contact for overseas quote.

location

This Victorian 19th Century Brass Go to Bed Dowlers Spring Igniting Match Safe Vesta Case Light Box 1850 is located in Lymington, UK

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