Production Date
Circa 1900
Safe match vesta made of sterling silver 925. It has a hinged lid with a bail on top to pass a FOB chain through. The little box is empty but can be filled with wax matches which are lit by striking against the serrated surface at the bottom. Both sides of the vesta are highly decorated with an inscription on one side: "R.B.C. 1903-4 Sub Fours won by C. Culpan".
Processed Material/Metal/Silver
Signature/Marks and Type
R.B.C. 1903-4 Sub Fours C. Culpan Inscribed
R.B.C. / 1903-4 / SUBFOURS / WON BY / C.CULPAN Logo
Accession No
Credit Line
Circa 1900. Safe Match [Vesta], 2006.6. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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