1911 Birmingham Smith & Bartlam Sterling Silver Matchstick Case
A 1911 Birmingham sterling silver matchstick case by Smith & Bartlam. This case features a strike bar on bottom with hinged lid, with a gold wash on the inside of the lid, with Birmingham hallmarks on lip. Hallmarks include ‘S&BM’ lozenge marks, an anchor for Birmingham, a lion for sterling, and ‘M’ for 1911 There is an etched scroll design on the base and lid. The approximate weight is 0.510 ozt.
- This item has been evaluated and verified by an independent Graduate Gemologist. (CINCDU).
- All diamond and gemstone grading is done under GIA standards as the mounting permits, where gemstones are present. All weights and measurements are estimated and approximate. Industry standard and accepted treatments for gemstones are assumed unless otherwise noted.
- minor markings throughout; hinge is slightly off with misshapen edges.
- measured case; the approximate weight is 0.510 ozt.