antique silver cigarette case

Antique silver cigarette case

Cigarette cases have been around the block for over a century. They can make a statement of style and also accessorize and protect your cigars.

They are more pleasing silhouette to the eyes than ordinary cigarette packs.

Imagine an antique cigarette case, only this time; make it silver and vintage. With that, you make more than a statement; you set standards!

There are lots of these cases in the market, while some are real, others are not. So, before we proceed, let’s share the attributes of real silver cigarette cases and tips on how you can identify a true one.

Golden Cigarette CaseGolden Cigarette Case
Lot 285Golden Cigarette Case
Price:  € 2 800
  € 2 800
3D : 7H : 46M left
750 yellow gold-body with grooved fan pattern. Sapphire pusher. Gold characters. o. p. wrought in diamond. About 148 gr. Min. ber.9 x 5.4 x 1.8 cm
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Cigarette case and pill boxes with EmCigarette case and pill boxes with Em
Lot 2533Cigarette case and pill boxes with Em
Price:  € 90
  € 90
5D : 5H : 46M left
Cigarette case and pill box with enamel.At the beginning of 20. Century, 1x China. Silver, 900 or 925 hallmarked. L max. 10 cm.176 g.Flat wallet with engraved cube pattern and blue enamel bands on theHinge-lid. Inside gold plated. Fine guilloche pill box with blueTranzluzidemail. Inside gold plated....
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3 cigarette cases.3 cigarette cases.
Lot 26193 cigarette cases.
Price:  € 120
  € 120
5D : 5H : 46M left
3 cigarette cases.Germany, Early 20's. Century 1x silver-plated metal, 2x silver, half moon/crown/800 hallmarked. L 9-10 cm. 124 g.Different forms, each with a monogram engraving. 1x art Nouveau style, withFloral engravings and 2 colored glass stones.Signs of wear.
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BOUCHERON Paris ZigarettenetuiBOUCHERON Paris Zigarettenetui
Lot 399BOUCHERON Paris Zigarettenetui
Price:  € 5 750
  € 5 750
6D : 7H : 46M left
made of yellow gold 18K, approx 9x8 cm, corners and handles made of blue sapphire, Art Deco, interior clasp RsG, sig. "Boucheron Paris" and numbered "59862". Cigarette case, YG 18K, C. 9x8 cm, presser and corner stones sapphire, Art Deco, signed "Boucheron Paris", numbe...
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How to identify an antique silver cigarette case:

  • Check the date information: century silver smiths always inscribe the date of fabrication on their cigarette cases. Look out for it before you buy one.
  • Use Magnets: Yes, magnets can be used to know if a case is made of pure silver or mere mixtures of metal. Silver do not attract magnet, so, if the case does, it isn’t vintage.
  • Check for Stamp or branding: old silver smiths also accompany their works with their stamp to show its origin.

We can go on and on, but you can save yourself the stress and shop in confidence, here at auction antique. We carry out variety of auctions and you can always make your own selection.