A silver plated cheroot case

Item:
166
Region:
Britain
Type:
Miscellaneous
Description:
A silver plated cheroot case, engraved within broken scrolls “Sergt. J. Garside 3rd L.R.V. Wimbledon 1887”, together with an oval cartouche engraved with an early steam engine, tender and drivers. The rest engraved overall with foliate scrolls.
Metrics:
Length 4¾” (12.2cms) Width 2¼” (5.8cms).
Notes:
The initials L.R.V. stand for the London Rifle Volunteers.
Price:
£745