BOUCHERON: An unusual tri-colour 9 carat gold cigarette case and cigarette lighter marks for Boucheron Manufacturing Company, the cigarette case also stamped 'BOUCHERON' to the rim, London 1951-52 (2)
Lot 20
BOUCHERON: An unusual tri-colour 9 carat gold cigarette case and cigarette lighter
marks for Boucheron Manufacturing Company, the cigarette case also stamped 'BOUCHERON' to the rim, London 1951-52 (2)
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,100
Lot Details
BOUCHERON: An unusual tri-colour 9 carat gold cigarette case and cigarette lighter
marks for Boucheron Manufacturing Company, the cigarette case also stamped 'BOUCHERON' to the rim, London 1951-52
The cigarette box; rectangular form, the cover engraved in three-colour gold with a scene of the Swiss Bernese Alps, the body profusely engraved with memories including: "Butterfly at 9000ft", "Look out Max", "Monopole 1943", "Belmark Bindings" and "The Sound of the Bell", length 8cm; the lighter, plain rectangular form, the body profusely engraved with memories including: "Aston Martin DB2", "Soissons 9 Kilos" and "Hurray Hurray Its Whitsun Today", height 5.3cm, weight of cigarette case 122.2gms. (2)

Footnotes

  • Cigarette case and lighter was given by William Maxwell "Max" Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook, on a skiing trip, thence by descent.
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  1. James Clare
    Specialist - Silver
    Bonhams
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