Golfer Matchsafe, 1899–1900
This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by J. Millward Banks. It is dated 1899–1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
4.7 x 3.4 x .9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 5/16 x 3/8 in. )
It has the following markings
Lion passant, date letter "Q" stamped on front lid exterior; JMB, lion passant, Chester town mark, date letter, all stamped on reverse exterior; flower inside oval stamped on bezel.
Cite this object as
Golfer Matchsafe, 1899–1900. silver. Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. 1978-146-695.