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Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 322

Matchbox and pyrogen; silver

CHF 150 - 300

EUR 150 - 300 / USD 200 - 350 / HKD 1,300 - 2,600

Sold: CHF 200

Pyrogen in the shape of a matchbox, with its chain and a cigarillo cutter, made of silver

Grading System
Grade: A


Brand Unsigned, Birmingham (Great Britain)

Model made by H.J.L.”

Year 1889 (letter-date)

Material silver

Length 42.9 mm.

Width 33.3 mm.

Thickness 11.5 mm.

Weight 43 gr. (approx.)


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.