Sterling cigarette case with flags, 1937
Price Code: ££
William Johnson & Sons, Birmingham: a superb large Art Deco Sterling silver and enamel cigarette case, the engine-turned case has a central panel enameled with the 26 flag symbols denoting the letters of the International Code of Signals, the flags set on four enamel ‘masts’.
The case opens to reveal the original elastic, and bears Birmingham hallmarks for 1937, and makers’ marks for William Johnson & Sons. With a bespoke, glazed calfskin presentation case.
Size: 4½ x 3 inches (11 x 8 cm).
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