Enamel Stratton cigarette case 1950s enamel business card cases
This case will hold modern cigarettes and debit / credit / large business cards.
A rare 1950s Stratton "Empress" enamel cigarette or card case. This case has the most sensational enamel lid and it is in superb condition. The high quality enamel and the excellent condition of this case show why vintage Stratton accessories have such a following. This accessory is so well made it will never need to be cleaned. It was coated at the point of manufacture with a layer of lacquer which protects the brass. All clasps and hinges work perfectly. It is so typical of Stratton to feature a clever design. The cigarette clip can be moved to accommodate both lengths of cigarettes available in the 1950s - standard and king size. So this means that this case can accommodate modern cigarettes too as well as bank notes, business and credit / debit cards. The cigarette clip is signed " Stratton REG....PAT NO 851743." The inner case & back of the cigarette case are decorated with vertical stripes.
A remarkably beautiful & practical mid-century Stratton accessory!
The vintage cigarette case measures 9.5 cm X 8.6 cm & weighs 92.3 grams.
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