1880's-90's Pre-Prohibition Pabst Brewing Co. Promotional Pocket Match Safe
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1880's-90's Pre-Prohibition Pabst Brewing Co. Promotional Pocket Match Safe

Code: 0t72advb00002bms

$85.00

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a Pre-Prohibition promotional pocket match safe from Pabst Brewing Co. The pocket safe was used to help workers store matches easily, so they always had a way to light their cigarettes. The bottom of the safe is serrated to allow the owner to strike the match.

VINTAGE: Circa 1980's-90's

SIZE: Approximately 2-7/8" x 1-5/8" x ½

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel Plated Brass

ATTACHMENT: Button lock and hinge.

MARKINGS: Obverse: "PAPST BREWING CO. MILWWAUKEE WIS. U.S.A. Reverse: "B. TRADE MARK.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a beer advertizing collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCEX16 LHEX01/17

CONDITION: 7(Very Fine): The match safe has had some use and wear over the years. Some of the nickel plating has worn off

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.