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Details about  REPOUSSE~STERLING SILVER MATCH SAFE VESTA box case~VINTAGE/ANTIQUE/VICTORIAN

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REPOUSSE~STERLING SILVER MATCH SAFE VESTA box case~VINTAGE/ANTIQUE/VICTORIAN
REPOUSSE-STERLING-SILVER-MATCH-SAFE-VESTA-box-case-VINTAGE-ANTIQUE-VICTORIAN
Item Sold
Item condition:
--not specified
Ended:
May 25, 2012
Winning bid:
US $58.00
17 bids ]
Shipping:
$4.75 Standard Shipping | See details
Item location:
Near Phoenix, Arizona ~ it's a dry heat :), United States

Description

eBay item number:
160804421212
Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Item specifics

Composition: Sterling Silver Age: 1850-1899
Type: Cigarette & Vesta Cases
Auction Wizard 2000 Listing Template - AW2KLOT#:9840








Another auction by
Jils-Uneek-Anteeks

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Antique

Sterling Silver

Match Holder


No reserve!!

Up for auction is a beautiful matchsafe. The lid opens and closes on the top and there is a striker on the bottom. Both sides have a lovely repousse (raised) design of scrolls and flowers.

Monogram:  EJK

This was made in America...circa late 1800's to early 1900's.

Measurements (approx):

Length:        2 3/8"

Width:         1 1/4"

Grams:        15

31.1 grams = 1 troy ounce

Marks: {Sterling} {162}

Condition: There are no dings, dents, splits or repairs.

Rating = 10 out of 10

As always, I guarantee 100% satisfaction or you can return the ship for a full refund including shipping both ways.

Please see my other auctions for LOTS of Victorian sterling & coin silver holloware. I purchased over 25 vestas, so I will have many other Victorian cases/holders up for sale on Ebay this month. If you're interested, you can put me in your favorite places by clicking the link below.
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It is the responsibility of the buyer to pay duty/VAT tax. These fees are not included in the item price or shipping cost. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying. This is a fee that your country collects and has nothing to do with me as a seller. I am often asked to lie on the customs forms so that the buyer can get around paying these fees. I will not lie on the forms, so please don't ask me to do so.

I ship international items via the U.S. Postal Service. Most items I will ship first class mail as long as they don't exceed $100.00 in value. First class does not include insurance or tracking which means I will not be responsible for a package if it gets damaged or lost. Due to recent lost packages that I had to pay for...anything that sells for over $100 will automatically be sent via priority mail which is generally around $19.00 (if it will fit in a small flat rate box safely. This is approximately 2X5X7). Otherwise it will need to be sent in a bigger priority box which is $35.00 - $40.00 :o( Priority mail has tracking and insurance included in the price. Please keep these shipping costs in mind when bidding on my items. You can always contact me for an exact shipping quote if you intend on bidding more than $100.00 for an item. I will combine the cost of shipping if you win more than one auction and a second item generally ships free or for a very low amount. Check my feedback, I am very fair on my shipping fees.

SPECIAL NOTE: The United States heightened their security measures for packages shipped overseas on November 18, 2010. This has slowed down shipping on a lot of my items. Packages that used to take 7-10 days can take up to 4-6 weeks. I don't have any control over this, so please be patient if your package takes longer than expected. Shipping priority often ensures that it will be delivered within 10 days. So, if time is important to you, I suggest that you opt for the priority shipping route.

U.S. Shipping & Insurance


I ship via the USPS and I DO combine shipping fees. If you win more than one auction, I will take the highest shipping fee and add .75 cents - $1.00 for each additional item...sometimes I can add them for free if it stays under a certain weight. Included in your shipping fee is delivery confirmation & insurance against loss or damage to the item. I insure 95% of my items through an outside source. On the rare occassion that an insurance claim has to be made, this ensures that you get refunded your money quickly and without a lot of hassle. The USPS can be a pain in the rear.  :o)

Payment Terms


Payment is due within ten (10) days of auction close unless you are bidding on other items. You can send me an email and I will extend the payment due date. At this time, I accept PayPal. If you aren't able to pay with PayPal, please contact me for possible other arrangements. :o)

Satisfaction


Please read my feedback, most customers feel that my items are much better in person than how I described to them to be on the auction page. I only make refunds for errors in listings, I do not make them due to buyers remorse. I list all obvious flaws - this does not mean I will catch every single pin head size ding on a 150 year old item. This is what I consider "expected".  If I say it has a wavy feel to it and you don't know what that means, please email me before bidding. Don't wait until you have received it to say "well, I saw that you said wavy...but, I didn't know what that meant" or  "I looked up the maker after I received my spoon and he was in business in 1855, not 1854". Please use your own reference material to determine the age/authenticity. Look it up before you bid, not after you receive the item. I may be getting my information from a different book, or I may have made a typo, or I just plain might be wrong. Errors on my part are never intentional, but they do happen ~ afterall, I am human :) On occasion I add to my descriptions, please check for additions at the bottom of this page before placing  your final bid.

If you do receive an item that you aren't happy with, email me. I don't like to have unhappy customers, only happy ones. Check my feedback, I'm a fair and honest seller. Please give me the chance to fix the problem before you leave a negative feedback. I make my living selling on Ebay and when a customer leaves a negative feedback, that hurts my reputation (and my feelings :-). If I do make an error, I refund shipping costs ~ BOTH ways!

Requests for refunds must be made within 3 days of receiving your purchase and items must be returned within 14 days of notifying me, in their original condition.

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