1920s Solid Silver Cigarette Case: Vintage Birmingham Craftsmanship with Golden Gilt Interior


Step back in time with this exquisite vintage solid silver cigarette case—an epitome of elegance and a must-have for collectors of antique wares. Meticulously crafted from solid silver, this rectangular case features softly rounded edges, elevating the sophistication of its design.

Admire the intricate engine-turned engraving that graces both sides of the case. The front also houses a mysterious circular cartouche—perhaps once bearing a monogram. Although this gem from yesteryears has minor surface scratches and a faint scratch on the button, it adds to its rich and storied history.

Open the case to reveal an equally enthralling interior. With a golden gilt lining and two yellow restraining bands, your cigarettes will sit snugly, secured in luxurious style. The hinge and clasp are in impeccable condition, providing seamless functionality.

Stamped inside, the hallmarks indicate its origins in Birmingham, England. Crafted during 1920-1921 by Ellis & Co, later known as Barker Ellis Silver Co., this cigarette case is a slice of British craftsmanship history. Rest assured, it has been ultrasonically cleaned and treated with tarnish guard and renaissance wax to maintain its sheen.

Ideal for smokers, vintage aficionados, or as an extraordinary business card holder, this case makes a versatile and meaningful gift. Note: The displayed Embassy Filter cigarettes are for illustrative purposes and not included.


  • Length: 12.2 CM / 4.8 Inch
  • Width: 8.2 CM / 3.2 Inch
  • Thickness: 1.1 CM / 0.6 Inch
  • Weight: 181.90 Grams / 6.4 Oz

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Discover timeless elegance with this vintage solid silver cigarette case. Crafted in 1920-1921 in Birmingham, England, it features intricate engine-turned engraving and a mysterious front cartouche. The interior showcases a golden gilt lining and perfectly functioning clasp and hinge. With minor scratches that only add to its vintage charm, this case is perfect for smokers, collectors, or as a unique business card holder. Dimensions: 12.2 x 8.2 x 1.1 CM. Weight: 181.90 grams.

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Shipping for all items, including smaller ones like thimbles, will be handled professionally by Royal Mail using the Tracked 48 service. Given the secure packaging necessary to ensure item safety, most pieces fall into the small parcel category. Consequently, our postage prices are set to reflect this classification.


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