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Art Deco Map cigarette cases

(Clockwise from left) a very unusual Art Deco cigarette case of square form with a map of the United States engraved to the lid, with key cities featured including San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles, alongside Portland, Galveston and Helena, and the Mississippi river prominent in the design. The interior is lemon gilded with the added detail of a pierced lift-arm for holding the cigarettes in place.

Stamped MADE IN FRANCE and ALFRED DUNHILL OF LONDON & NEW YORK and in a bespoke glazed calfskin presentation case.

Size: 3½ inches (9 cm) square.

REFERENCE: 6156
Price Code: ££

A silver-plated and enamel cigarette case in the form of a $100 bill with the head of Benjamin Franklin (series of 1928) to the front and the engraved image of Independence Hall to the reverse. With an engine turned interior and black calfskin presentation case.

Length: 7 inches (17 cm).

REFERENCE: 5645
Price Code: ££

A classic Sterling silver Art Deco cigarette case of with a map of the British Isles with England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales differentiated by four different styles of engine-turning. To the gilt-lined interior is an engraved facsimile signature for Queen Mary (1867-1953) who presented this case to William Morrison, 1st Viscount Dunrossil (1893–1961) in August, 1944. Bearing marks for Padgett & Braham of London and hallmarks for 1937, in a bespoke burgundy calfskin case.

Size: 4½ x 3½ inches (11 x 9 cm).

REFERENCE: 6180
Price Code: ££

Reference: 5645,6156 and 6180

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