Edwardian racing car cigar box by WMF, 1910
Price Code: £££
WMF (Wurtembergische Machinefabriken)
A fine and rare desk smoker’s companion in the form of an Edwardian racing car, the driver and riding mechanic hunched forward in concentration, the bonnet opening to reveal a recess for cigars, and the rear tonneau opening to reveal a space for matches.
In very good original plated finish, the piece has engraved serial numbers to the rear and a full complement of marks for WMF, stamped to the base. German, circa 1910.
Length: 15 inches (38 cm)
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