Rare antique silver vesta box in the form of a whistle

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Ian Burton Antique Clocks
Tel: 07785 114800

Rare antique silver vesta box or match safe in the form of a whistle.
Circa 1875.
This is a working whistle.
There is no spring closer, as in a conventional vesta, it is a push fit and closes well.
The suspension ring is on a rotating ring.
Weighs 22.4 grams.
Silver Birmingham hallmarks...