Object Title

Cigarette Case

Cigarette Case

Object Number

XVIII.959

Provenance

Purchased 20th September 2013. The seller purchased it from a UK-based private collector in the 1990s/early 2000s.

Physical Description

Cigarette case with hinged lid. Wooden inner forming 2 compartments. Machine Gun Corps badge in relief on top of lid. Metals (copper alloy and silver-plated).

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 170 mm (6.7 in.), width: 125 mm (4.9 in.), depth: 34 mm (1.3 in.) Weight: 384 g (0.8 lb.)

Inscriptions and Marks

Underside: crest, with STATE EXPRESS CIGARETTES in a bannerMADE IN ENGLAND