Vesta or match safe in the form of a baby with a rattle - For Sale
Vesta or match safe in the form of a baby with a rattle
Before the invention of ''safety'' matches, vestas or match safes held matches ''safely'' in one''s pocket, lest the matches would ignite while being carried. The figural ones are quite collectible. This silver plated brass baby holding a rattle is circa 1880. $375. We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER, and AMERICAN EXPRESS. We are happy to send items on approval. ALL MERCHANDISE HAS A FULL MONEY BACK GUARANTEE.