"I googled it and their isn't any that are the same, but some that are similar. The measurements would indicate that it is probably a napkin ring also. The edges are all the same and all are smooth. So I'm going with…"
"While most napkin rings are circular, some are rectangular. I do not have one but I have seen them in the past. If you google "rectangular napkin ring" you will see some. My one reason to question the idea in this case is…"
"It's too small for cigarettes. It measures 2 1/4 x 3/4" x 1/2". and It doesn't appear to have been previously attached to anything else. It wont fit a tube of lipstick and it's the same pattern all the way…"
"Does the metal band look like a piece of die cut metal or of delicate handwork? Where & how is it joined? If die cut metal that has been smoothed so as not to snag on linen, maybe you won't rule out napkin ring. Asking someone with West…"
"Addendum, I think perhaps your item had another piece that was hinged and opened to reveal the cigarettes. Possibly it has broken off. Can you see any damage along the rim where hinges might have been?
If you scroll down you can see several…"
"Napkin rings are usually round.
I think, depending on size, you have a decorative cover for a pack of cigarettes. These were marketed in the 1970s-90s. You could see if it fits. If you don't smoke maybe you can try it out at a…"
I purchased this (?) at a consignment shop while on vacation. I have tried and tried, but cannot verify what it is. I think it's a napkin ring? On the back is stamped Made in Western Germany. Any info is appreciated.…See More
"Usually the karat weight precedes g.f., example: 10k gf. Also g.f. is usually written in lower case. Without a picture of "gf on back" it's hard to say what it means. Might mean girlfriend or general franco or…"
"Hi, "G.F." stands for Gold Filled, meaning the metal the pin is made of is gold filled, which is a better quality than gold plated. Also, it usually indicates an item is older. Yours could be late 1900's to probably the…"