1939 Date-Marked, Heavy (over 4.5 oz) Silver Cigarette Case Exquisitely Engraved with RAF Pilot Wing

1939 Date-Marked, Heavy (over 4.5 oz) Silver Cigarette Case Exquisitely Engraved with RAF Pilot Wing

Code: empg20003scw-CON

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ARTIFACT: Beautiful, exquisitely engraved, 1939 date marked silver cigarette case featuring a Royal Air Force Pilot wing in nice relief detail. The pilot wing is the letters: "RAF" surrounded by a wreath that is centered between feather detailed wings. The inside of the case features a brass spring to hold the cigarettes in place with a maker's mark that reads: "STE - VEL". Additional, silver, date, and maker marks inside, shows: "C - E - T", the image of an anchor, the image of a lion, and the letter: "P". The heavy (over 4.5 ounces) silver case has a hinged lid and a push button locking closure, overall lovely patina. A wonderful Battle of Britain era Royal Air Force Pilot's accessory, if only this could talk and tell us of its original owner!

VINTAGE: Circa 1939

SIZE: Approximately 3-3/4" x 3-1/4".


ATTACHMENT: Hinged lid with push-button lock.


 "C - E - T", Anchor Image, Lion Image, "P"

Lion Image "P"

The Anchor, Lion, & P are the Birmingham England Assay Marks which date the piece to 1939. 

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Commonwealth and Great Britain collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-RJK-25-16 LCDEX8/16 SLBGFX6/17 SeVCCJX12/18

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The cigarette case shows mild to moderate wear, nice overall light tarnishing, excellent condition.

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