"ok whats above the cows head ? looks like the dutch sword silver mark for approx 1814-1905, look carefully is there a key hidden anywhere else or could the arrow be a key - thats Dutch export silver although it may not have neeb made for…"
"Yes, My first response was made because of the term 'horn' being used. The shape is actually that of a flask. I just felt that at 2.25" high (very small) the actual use is in question. I wonder also if anyone else got a Dutch feeling…"
"Any chance of seeing the mark? I can't envision what the arrow-shaped mark looks like.
As for the metal type, the adage if it's not marked silver, it isn't silver. There are other white metals that look and feel like…"
"According to the site below, "70mm cigarettes were the original cigarette size and are typically 2 3/4 inches long. These were traditionally filterless cigarettes and were the dominant size before the popular filtered cigarette started to…"
"Cigarette cases were held flat in one's hand when opening. Cigs wouldn't spill. Older cigarettes were much shorter than modern ones. Lucky Strikes, Camels, Chesterfields, to name a few.
Could be too that the case, if for…"