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Pair of UK Sterling Table SALT & PEPPER Shakers

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CHRISTOFLE Silver Pocket KNIFE, Cut Cigars
Orfèverie Christofle, Paris France

Orfèvrerie Métal Argenté

Original creation by the Christofle Workshop in Paris in Silver with the finest Stainless Steel Blade. Please, click on the smaller photo to see a larger photo for more Details. Comes with its Original Presentation Box including the Silver Ring which fits on to the end of the Knife permitting this Knife to be worn on a Silver Chain. The workmanship of the Silversmith with it's Contemporary Style and unmistakeably Christofle Quality of this famous Parisian Firm of Silversmiths will be evident the moment you pick it up and look at it. Out of Stock in Christofle Stores since the turn of the Century. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are Exceptional with only minor surface scratches. DB#74

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RARE Edward VII, Antique MATCH HOLDER & Striker dated 1901 - Zündholzbehälter - Porte Allumette

Lovely English Sterling Silver with Frosted and Ribbed Cystal/Glass Match Holder & Striker, fully Hallmarked with the Lion Passant, the Leopard's Head, the London Letter 'f' for 1901 together with the London Silversmith, Victor Luxenburg of The Goldsmiths Emporium together with full English Sterling Hallmarks for 1901. Dimensions: 2 1/4" High. See larger Photo for Dimensions and more Details. Decorated overall with exquisite detail in a Ribbed Design which for practical purposes, is what the Match is struck against to Light. No Dents, Dings or Repairs to speak of and the CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent considering it's Age & Use.

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CIGAR Etui or Double Cigar Case by CHRISTOFLE, Paris Circa 1975

An outstandingly beautiful, heavy and practical double Cigar Case in French .950 Sterling Silver with inlaid Chinese Lacquer from the Christofle 'America' Collection. ETUI à CIGARE DOUBLE CHRISTOFLE. The workmanship of the Silversmith with the inlaid Chinese Lacquer demonstrates the Quality this famous Parisian Firm of Silversmiths was capable of producing. Handmade for 2 large Cigars with the Dimensions 5.75 inches (14,5 cm) Long x l. 5 cm wide. Closes tightly. I have the Original Christofle Presentation Box for the Purchaser. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are Exceptional with only minor surface scratches. DB#184

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Christofle XIXth Century French Art Deco CIGAR BOX or 'Boite à Cigar' Circa 1930

From the incomparable Silver Workshops of CHRISTOFLE + GALLIA is where this RARE Cigar Box or Cigar Humidor was made by Hand from heavily plated Silver over Bronze with inlaid exotic wood Panels and Double Wood interior. The Hinges are in perfect condition and considering its age, it is almost 100 years old and considering its use, its overall CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. Dimensions are: 15,8 cm Long x 6,5cm High x 9,2 cm Deep. There is a custom made original 'Separator' piece to divide this Box if needed. Hallmarked O. GALLIA and Numbered 5428. This Box is quite versatile and can be used for a variety of other uses. DB#188

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CUBAN CIGAR HUMIDOR or 'Cave à Cigar' Circa 1975

This Cuban Cigar Box or Cigar Humidor was constructed out of Philipine or African Mahogany Wood which is quite durable. The workmanship of the Ebeniste who handmade this Humidor is unsurpassed in Quality both inside and out. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. The removable Shelf permits the storage of Cigars in various Sizes & Gauges and is designed to permit Humidty to pass from the Top to the Bottom. 15.75" Wide x 8 1/2" Tall. Locks & comes with 2 lovely Keys. The Humidor has Handles on each side which are inset into the Sides of the Box so they are flat when closed. This Humidor is quite lovely and is much more substantial in person. SEE larger photo for more Description. DB#217

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CIGAR Piercer, English Sterling Silver, Birmingham

An outstanding heavy and practical Cigar Piercer in solid Sterling Silver with its Casing & a Suspension Loop to hang it from a Chain or Fob. Piercing is ideal for smaller Gauge Cigars. The workmanship of the Silversmith with the Design engraved demonstrates the Quality of this Piece. Full English Sterling Hallmrks to both pieces. Dimensions: 2.25" (6cm) Long. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are superb. DB#185

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RARE Antique MATCH HOLDER, Striker & Ash Tray BRONZE - 1923 Zündholzbehälter - Porte Allumette

Exceptionally fine & very heavy Antique Match Holder, Striker and Ash Tray in massive Bronze with the initial "B" in an oval Wreath Cartouche on both sides representing the Los Angeles BILTMORE and Dated, 1923. Base is stamped with many numbers, symbols and 'Los Angeles....Works' etc. 5.5" long x 4.0 wide x 3.5" tall and weighs approx. 480 grams. See larger Photo for Dimensions and more Details. Decorated overall with exquisite detail. No Dents, Dings or Repairs. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional.

Sorry, SOLD to Pam in Florida

MATCH HOLDER / Striker - Gouda- Zündholzbehälter - Porte Allumettes

Vintage Match Holder / Striker from Gouda, Holland. The colors are bright, vivid and the workmanship superb. It is numbered on bottom 558 & 'Nova 46. GOUDA' with the 'Striker' on the bottom. Click photo to see a Collage. Dimensions: 2 1/8" high x 2 1/8" wide. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent.

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'Anachronism' CIGAR HUMIDOR or 'Cave à Cigar' Period Napoléon III Circa 1850-1870

A work of Art, a magnificent Napoléon III Cigar Box or Cigar Humidor with overall inlaid Oriental decoration in semi-precious stones, mother of pearl on 4 Sides and constructed out of Ebony wood. The workmanship of the Ebeniste who handmade this Humidor is unsurpassed in Quality and detailing and difficult to properly describe. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. Anachronism is something incongruous in the present. Look at the photos to see something simply unbelievable. 5 Cigar Trays 5.75" deep at Top & becoming 6.75" at bottom. Holds 60 Cigars in various sizes. 12.75" Wide x 9.25" Deep x 7.25" Tall. Locks & comes with its lovely Bronze Key.


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RARE XIXth Cenury Bronze MATCH HOLDER & Striker, Figural Bronze - 'WELL' Zündholzbehälter

Outstanding Bronze Match Holder & Striker Sculpted as a Water WELL, Pulley and all. The Wheel of the Pulley serves as the Match Striker and the Well designed to hold the matches. The outside of the Well may be used to strike the matches as well. Made by one of Paris France most well known Foundry, Susse Frèrres. Note the detail of the consturction of the WELL, the Bricks, the Pulley, the Striker. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. Consider it as a Bronze Sculpture which can serve as a Desk Paperweight as well.

Sorry, SOLD to MS, in New Zealand

Vintage Royal Musical LIGHTER, Janpanese, circa 1960's Rare Model

MUSICAL Feature works perfectly. Comes with its Original Box. Plays the Tune, La Vie en Rose. Fully working condition, lights first time and there are no gas leaks. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent. I marvel at this Japanese ingenuity and creativity each time I use this Lighter. Click photo to enlarge photo.

Sorry, SOLD to Bruce, Lead Guitar, 'The Suicide Kings', Nashville

3 LIGHTERS, DUNHILL, CARTIER + NAVAJO

Choose from 3 Cigar or Cigarette or Pipe lighters. The Navajo Sterling Silver Lighter has a 'Bic' inserted. It is Signed by the Navajo Artist, Hallmarked Sterling Silver and inlaid with the finest natural & genuine Turpqoise Stones. The workmanship of this Handmade Lighter is unsurpassed in Quality and Design. Both the Cartier, Paris Lighter & Dunhill London Lighter live up to the reputations of both Firms. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent. Click photo to look at a larger photo. Please disregard Dust etc. in Photos.

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20 MATCH HOLDERS STRIKERS, Pyrogene, Porte Allumettes, Zündholzbehälter

Part of my Collection of Match Holders including Advertising in all mediums, Bronze, Silver, Gilt Metal, Iron etc. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent. Please look at the photos to see some rare Examples. Sorry, some already Sold.

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Rare Musical 'CANNON' CIGAR HOLDER, Napoléon III Circa 1850-1870

RARE Musical Cannon which holds 7 Cigars in the Barrel together with a Barrel shaped Match Holder/Striker beside the Canon. KEY wind on bottom for Music. The Cannon was placed on the Dining Table at the end of a Meal and it was directed towards a Guest and by releasing the Trigger mechanism at the back of the Barrel, a Cigar is shot out of the Canon in the direction of the Guest. Match Striker found next to Barrel. Turning the Barrel Activates 1 of 2 Musical Tunes. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional. Everything works! Dimensions: 9' high & 10" long.

Sorry, just SOLD to a French Collector

5 MATCH HOLDERS STRIKERS- Pyrogene - Zündholzbehälter - Porte Allumettes

Small part of my Collection of Match Holders & Strikers including Advertising in all mediums, bronze, silver, gilt metal, iron etc. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are outstanding.

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XIXth Cenury Bronze MATCH HOLDER & Striker, figural Bronze- Zündholzbehälter

Outstanding Bronze Match Holder & Striker. Bronze of a Man carrying a wicker basket, used for wood, and serves to hold the matches. The outside of the Basket is used to strike the matches. With the weight of the basket, he has fallen backwards and you can see a Cane in one hand and a Carafe for wine in the other. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional.

Sorry, SOLD

Bronze MATCH HOLDER & Striker, - Zündholzbehälter - Porte Allumette

Stunning heavy XIXth Century French Bronze Match Holder & Striker. Peasant Girl Dancing on Bronze detailed Stand with Fringed Skirt & Basket for Matches. Striker might be the sides of the Basket or the Fringed Skirt. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent.

SOLD on eBay as item #6132251089 to a Collector in Germany

CIGAR HOLDER / Cigarillos, Cigarettes - English - RARE Rare RARE

Antique English solid Wood and Gold (9 carat) Cigar Holder which was used for smoking outside. Purchased many years ago from an Estate in England, it appears to have never been used. Brilliantly carved from a single piece of exotic Briar Wood with the interior lined with a special material against burning. The mouthpiece removes to allow entry of the Cigar. Maker signed 'J.C. VICKERY, 177 Regent St. S W' = West End, London. Goldsmith was 'L B' It is Stamped ' 9 + .375 + Anchor (Birmingham) + W. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are outstanding. Dimensions: 5" Long.

$295

13 MATCH HOLDERS STRIKERS- Pyrogene - Zündholzbehälter - Porte Allumettes

Small part of my Collection of Match Holders & Strikers including Advertising in all mediums, bronze, silver, gilt metal, iron etc. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are outstanding.

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MATCH HOLDER / STRIKER -Napoléon III period, Rare Example

FABULOUS XIXth Century heavy Bronze 'Porte Allumettes" or Match Holder & Striker. Depicted is a Boy in great detail, hair, face, hands etc. with a wicker basket (in Bronze) on his back and in this basket one puts the Matches. The portion above his back is the striker as well as the wicker basket. On the stand is another wicker basket in bronze which was used either for the used matches or for cigarettes or cigarillos. The boy is carrying a Candle in one hand and a Cane in the other. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent considering age. Difficult to photograph. Dimensions: 4" long x 1.5" wide x 5"high.

SOLD on eBay as item #6135433228 to a Collector in Germany

MATCH HOLDER / STRIKER - eary 1800's UNIQUE Piece

RARE XIXth Century solid Wood 'Porte Allumettes" or Match Holder & Striker carved from a single piece of wood with the striker portion either on the sides or on the bottom. The wood carving detailing is extraordinary, original patina, quite heavy and in the hands, feels like a bronze object. Condition & Quality are excellent, save for a couple of minor wood cracks. See photos. Dimensions: 4 cm (1.6") high & 7 cm (2.75") in diameter.

Sorry, SOLD to MS, in NZ

SILVER & Niello French Matchsafe "VESTA", Napoléon III

French Matchsafe ‘Vesta’ in massive Silver made in France circa 1850-1875. It has been totally adorned with Niello decoration. Match striker is at the bottom. Hinge works well, closes tightly. Silver with a high degree of purity reveals the full beauty of Niello decoration because of the greater contrast between the whiteness of the silver and the black Niello design. Fully hallmarked. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent considering age & use. Dimensions: 1 7/8"x 1 3/8"

SOLD on eBay as item #6109771802

Napoléon III Bronze MATCH HOLDER / STRIKER - Rare -Zündholzbehälter

RARE XIXth Century solid Bronze 'Porte Allumettes" or Match Holder Striker. Signed and can be dated to the 19th Century after Napoleon visited Egypt with his Army. The detailing is extraordinary, original patina and beautifully sculpted. Very Heavy. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are outstanding. See Photos. Dimensions: 2 5/8' high & 4 3/8" in diameter. Reserved, Sale Pending to Germany.

Sorry, SOLD

RARE Napoléon III 'Cave à Cigar' / CIGAR BOX, Humidor

RARE XIXth Century Cigar Box which holds 45 large guage Cigars. Diameter of each hole is about 1.75" (just under 2cm). Enclosed in glass with extraordinary & fine wood carving all around. Rests on 4 beautifully carved legs with sides, top, columns all beautifully carved. Condition & Quality are excellent considering age and use. Original tapestry might be changed.Dimensions: 8' high & 12" long & 8.75" deep.

Sorry, SOLD on eBay to an eBay DEALER as item#3256786453

Fabulous & MATCH HOLDER + Dinner MENU in Paris Porcelain

Rare Antique Menu, Flower Pot & Match Holder in fine Paris Porcelain with Gold Leaf gilding. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent. 6.25" tall x 4"deep x 4". Designed so that Menu can be written and erased and Flowers placed for decoration. Matches were placed in the small bowl and side could serve as striker.

Sorry, SOLD to MS, in New Zealand

MATCH HOLDER + Ash Tray, Massive SILVER

Vintage Sterling Silver Match Holder from Continental Europe. Stamped both on the 'Match Holder' and the 'Tray' with a total of 5 Silver Control Marks, Maker's Mark and French Importation of Silver Mark. Stamped "V.M.S." + 4 addtional Silver Marks" Dimensions: about 4.75" high & about 4" wide across the base. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent.

RESERVED for Mary. Sorry, SOLD

WEDGWOOD" Match Holder / Striker Dated 1873 - Signed & Dated

An exceptionally beautiful Antique Fine English China-Porcelain MatchHolder/Striker from Wedgwood. Impressed on bottom with "Wedgwood" and the Artist's initials "GMB" and marked with the number "2". GMB is actually the date code. G stands for the month (July I believe), the M is the potter who made it, and the B is the date code for 1873. Base is 5" x 3.75" tall. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY -excellent. Zündholzbehälter. COMPARE with item# 3730515293.

RESERVED for David, Sorry, SOLD

English Silver CIGAR Lighter, London 1888 - Rare

Gentleman's Victorian table cigar lighter with fluted rim and base, bearing a gentleman’s crest. The top unscrews for access to a fuel well. Complete with wick and with a loaded base. Made in London 1888 by Edgar Finlay and Hugh Taylor. Weight (base loaded): 8.3oz./256gr. Height and Pedestal Diameter: 3.2in./8.75cm. Condition & Quality are excellent

SOLD on eBay Item #935083302

Miniature Mug MATCH HOLDER / Striker

Vintage Match Holder & Striker (on Bottom) in the form of a 'Mug' with a picture of a Monk. Some cracquelure but CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent. 2.25" High Not signed.

Sorry, SOLD to MS, in NZ

MATCH Box Holder Striker Cloisonné Enamel -Zündholzbehälter - Porte Allumettes

Antique Match Box & Striker (inside cover) in Cloisonné enamel with exquisite decoration. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent. About 3.25" long at base x 2" wide at base x 1.5" high. Top of the box has inscription: "A Match for You"

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Antique "DRESDEN" MATCH HOLDER Striker

XIXth Century DRESDEN polychrome porcelain figural MATCH HOLDER in the form of a Sailor holding a pipe and resting his hand on an anchor. The "Strikers" are on the base (both sides). There is one receptacle for Cigarettes, another for Cigars and one for Matches. The Sailor is wearing a green jacket and pink striped trousers. This XIXth Century piece is marked #2694 + other numbers on the bottom and also has what appears to be an artist's mark. There are also incised initials like, "V T" or "H T" which are undoubtedly, the Artist's initials. 2.5" x 3.5"

SOLD on eBay as item #3272357720

French Brass or Bronze Art Deco ASH TRAY

Vintage French Bronze or Brass Ash Tray which is a great decorative and conversation piece! When you look at the bottom of the Ash Tray you understand why the lady is saying "OH!" Very heavy and beautifully crafted and in prisine condition. A "MUST" for any Cigar or cigarette smoker! 5" x 2.25" Click image to see reverse side. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent.

SOLD on eBay as item # 6155016644

German Precision CIGAR CUTTER, Donatus, Circa 1950

Vintage Gold plated Cigar Cutter signed 'Donatus', West Germany, circa 1940-50. This cutting instrument still has its original Gold Gilding and its original box. Made in Solingen Germany where some of the finest knives/blades are made. There is a cutter at one end and a tool for opening cigar boxes at the other end. Numbered on the Box 162032." 6" long. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent.

Sorry, SOLD

Silver CIGAR CASE Case, Antique French

Solid or massive Silver Cigar Case with genuine Leather lining, Antique French. Hand made hammered silver. Dimensions: 3 3/8" long x 2" wide x 7/8" thick. All over raised design, hinge works perfectly and is discretely hidden. Interior is leather with gold leaf stamped trim on the edges. Quite heavy, about 100 grams. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent.

$495

CIGAR BOX in plated Silver, wood lined

Antique Silver plated metal cigar box with brass finished base. Top contains a picture under glass. Interior is wood lined. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent.

$395

French antique CIGARETTE DISH, Ashtray

Antique 2 pc French Hand painted porcelain cigarette Holder and Ash Tray. The Cigarette Holder and the Ash Tray each have an ormalu metal band around the top rim for decoration and protection. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent.

$95

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Silver & Enamel French Matchsafe "VESTA", Napoléon III

French Matchsafe ‘Vesta’ in massive Silver made in France circa 1850-1875. It has been totally adorned with Niello decoration. Match striker is at the bottom. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent considering age & use. Hinge works well, closes tightly and there is a ring to attach this Vesta to a chain or fob. Silver with a high degree of purity reveals the full beauty of Niello decoration because of the greater contrast between the whiteness of the silver and the black Niello design. Fully hallmarked.

$425

Antique CIGAR CASE, French Royal Family

Antique handmade French Cigar Case, Leather and Silver metal, undoubtedly for someone in the Royal Family. Click on photo for Collage enlargement. Condition & Quality are excellent considering age and use. Dimensions: 5.25" closed with each part being 4.5 to 4.75". Elongates for long Cigars.

Sorry, SOLD

XIXth Cenury French Porcelain MATCH HOLDER & Striker RARE

Beautiful, Artistic Limoge French Porcelain Match Holder and Striker decorated in Napoléon III colors and then enamelled and 24 carat gold painted Fleurs de Lys decorations which make this a 'work of art'. The Bottom serves as the Match Striker (click on photo) Note the detail of the Decoration, the colors, the Condition and the Striker. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional considering it is Porcelain and used as a Match Striker.

Sorry, SOLD to M S, in New Zealand

MATCH HOLDER & Striker, 'Martell Cognac'- Zündholzbehälter - Porte Allumette

Original Advertising Art Deco period French Match Holder Striker advertising "J. & F. Martell Cognac". Match Holder has a different scene on the Front & Back and the Strikers are on the sides. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional considering age & use. Dimensions: 3.75" high x 3.5" wide x 3" deep.

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MATCH HOLDER & Striker, Art Nouveau -Zündholzbehälter - Porte Allumette

Fine Antique French Bronze 'Art Nouveau' period Match Holder / Striker. Front depicts a long haired lady with floral flowing design typical of the Art Nouveau Period. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are outstanding. 6.75" tall x 3 1/8" wide. All original including handmade wingnut in base. Rare model.

$485