Snuffboxes and Сigarette Сases

Сigarette case

    Сigarette case

    Estonia, Tallinn


    Arts and crafts workshop

    Silver; casting, presswork, gilding, enamel over casting

    10.4 x 8. 0 x 1.9 cm

    Marks: КК5; tee of Tallinn District Assay office 1954-1958 with alloy number "875"


    Silver rectangular cigarette case, gilded inside, with rounded sides and corners, consisting of two equal halves, connected by a hinge, with a silver button in the snap shutter. A relief map of the Soviet state, supplemented with the inscription "USSR" and a red enamel image of a sickle and a hammer - a symbol considered the Small coat of arms of the USSR is on the top lid of the cigarette case. The state capital, Moscow, is marked on the map. The top cover of the cigarette case has a thumb ramp; a silver button is on the snap shutter.