This case will hold modern cigarettes and debit / credit / large business cards.
A 1950s enamel Melissa cigarette or card case in excellent condition. The lid is decorated with very eye-catching and beautiful vibrant yellow enamel which is adorned with white, brown, black and gilt enamel. This accessory is so well made it will never tarnish or need cleaning. It was coated at the point of manufacture with a layer of lacquer which protects the brass and prevents tarnishing. All clasps and hinges work perfectly. The inner case is golden. The lacquered brass clip is signed " MELISSA Made in England ". The base is an attractive gilt woven design.
A remarkably beautiful & practical mid-century Melissa accessory!
The vintage cigarette case measures 3 1/2 " X just over 2 1/2 " & weighs 90.2 grams.
This vintage accessory comes with an immaculate velvet pouch to protect it.
When you shop with us we include free worldwide tracked and insured shipping with next day dispatch, as well as a free luxury gift box & handmade gift tag as standard with your order.
All purchases are shipped with an extensive illustrated historical fact pack & collector's information guide.
For UK orders we can guarantee next day delivery. Our US & Australian customers are receiving their purchases within ten days, with all other countries receiving items faster than this. European orders are reaching their destinations within five days.
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