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by Bar
Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:15 pm
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: Confusing silver cigarette case
Replies: 7
Views: 4038

You know, that never even occurred to me that it may be a card case, come to think of it I believe you are correct! That could explain why it has zero trace of tobacco in it, I acquired it with a set of lighters and a humidor. I suppose the lot was incorrectly labeled, and I never knew it!
by Bar
Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:09 pm
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: Confusing silver cigarette case
Replies: 7
Views: 4038

4" tall, 2.75" wide, 3/8" thick

In Metric I think that is roughly 10cm tall, 7cm wide, 1cm thick.

Do those measurements help?
by Bar
Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:34 pm
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: Confusing silver cigarette case
Replies: 7
Views: 4038

Thank you very much for the fast and detailed responses. I appreciate your time and expertise in the matter. I am happy to have finally identified my favorite cigarette case which has been eating at me for some time.
by Bar
Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:05 am
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: Confusing silver cigarette case
Replies: 7
Views: 4038

Confusing silver cigarette case

I was looking through my collection of cases, and I have one which I'm not sure if I've properly identified the hallmarks on it. I believe the anchor to be Birmingham, although it's sideways on a piece of silver? (marked by the lion passant.) I did read once that this was possible, although I'm not ...

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