Novelty "Face" Combination Match Striker

Date: 1903

Maker: John Grinsell & Sons

Country: England

Stock Number: 1707


This is a most unusual item. In sterling silver, this novelty match striker is in the form of a head with 2 eyes serrated to strike the matches on, the nose is a cigar rest, the mouth is an ashtray and the circular font at the top is to contain the matches (use your imagination to see the matches as a tuft of hair at the top!). With a registered design number Rd519008.

Height 7 cms.

Weight 5 troy ounces.

London 1903.

Maker John Grinsell

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