"BLACK & BELL" wax vesta match tin antique 1800's London. Embossment reads as follows: Black & Bell trademark No. 10 London". A must have for the antique smoking accessory collector or tobacciana enthusiast.
Box is rectangular shape. Varnished surface. Hinged lid. Manufactured in London England in late 1800's-early 1900's.
Box is in good condition with intact hinge and is constructed of folded sheet metal/tin. Original strike pad. Has scrunched up wax paper and wax candle inside. Dings and scratches on box, but all in all in excellent condition for its age (please refer to photos).
14cm W X 4cm D X 4cm H, 70g
Please refer to our photos as they form part of the description.
At original time of listing, the following antique tin vestas are also available for purchase: "BELL & BLACK" trademark London England and "GEORGE DOWLER'S" patent 1860's Birmingham England, both late 1800's-early 1900's.