Mercedes cigarette case, 1916
Price Code: £££
A historically significant silver cigarette case featuring the 1916 emblem of the three-pointed star of Mercedes in guilloché enamel, with a vertical stripe decoration. The interior is in silver gilt and bears a number of engraved ‘signatures’ including that of Freiherr (Baron) Manfred von Richthofen (German, 1892-1918). German, circa 1916.
With a bespoke, burgundy calfskin presentation case.
Size: 3½ x 3 inches (9 x 8 cm).
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