Possibly Asian silver ashtray


Possibly Asian silver ashtray

Postby gluepot » Fri Jun 07, 2013 7:14 pm

I'm new to the forum and looking for some help in identifying the origin of this well used silver ashtray, please. It was inherited from Dutch grandparents, and I know that my great-uncle worked in the Dutch East Indies from c.1909 to 1920, so it could conceivably have belonged to him at one time.

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Many thanks for any help. Regards,

Brett Payne
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Re: Possibly Asian silver ashtray

Postby dognose » Tue Jun 25, 2013 5:03 pm

Hi Brett,

Welcome to the Forum.

If it helps further your research, there are several Dutch East Indies firms listed in this topic:

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