Essex Jewelry and Antiques

Fantastic Antique Carter Howe & Co. 14k Gold Vesta Case / Match Safe

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Presented is a fantastic antique 14 karat gold vesta case or match safe. This
piece was made by Carter Howe & Co. The case is very well made, with a
hinged lid, a rough stone striker on the side, and a ridged gold striker on the
underside. The front of the case has a monogram of FS in flowing, interwoven

The match safe is stamped with the maker's mark for Carter, Howe & Co as
well as 14k and the patent date, June 2 1903.

This piece is in great overall condition. There is a tiny dent to one corner.
The lid opens smoothly and snaps shut well. There are no breaks, no monogram
removals, and no repairs.

The match safe measures about 2 ¼ tall by 1 3/8 wide by 3/8 of an inch thick.

The match safe weighs 37 grams.