Vesta or matchsafe in the form of a horses hoof - For Sale
Vesta or matchsafe in the form of a horses hoof
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 brass vesta is in the form of a horses hoof, c1880. $330. We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER, and AMERICAN EXPRESS. We are happy to send items on approval. ALL MERCHANDISE HAS A FULL MONEY BACK GUARANTEE.