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Vesta Case

From the Collection of Anglesea and District Historical Society 5B McMillan Street Anglesea Victoria

Description
Silver vesta case with trumpeted flower etched on one side and rose like flower on the other. Match striker on the bottom. Stylized CJS on refers to Charles James Stevens born Gibraltar 1/1/1892, died 2/3/1973, buried Geelong Eastern Cemetery. He married Edna Olive in 1966. Edna and her sister, Elsie Samuel, lived in Pickworth Avenue, Anglesea and were active in the Historical Society.
Size
H4.5cm W3cm D1.2cm
Object Registration
00946
Keywords
matches, silver, charles james stevens
When Made
Estimated: 1889-1890
Made By
Colen Hewer (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Etched with trumpeted and rose-like flowers and the letters "CJS". Hallmarks: cc, P, anchor, Lion (P=1889-1890). Arrow (anchor) - Birmingham.
Last updated
3 Jun 2019 at 5:45PM