White mesh cigarette case with gold metal and white enamel trim, levered lid, larger size, Glomesh brand, Australia, circa 1970s

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VINTAGE WHITE MESH CIGARETTE CASE (Ref: 170416)

DESCRIPTION
This cigarette case is an interesting piece of history.
The case is a rigid box that was designed to accommodate a packet of cigarettes.
The exterior material is white mesh and the lining is a combination of white PVC, gold metal, and stain resistant gold fabric.
The closing mechanism is really interesting. The back of the case levers over the front and closes snugly over the front - hopefully the photos make this clear.
The edge of the closure is trimmed with gold metal and white enamel with the letter "G" for Glomesh in gold.
Glomesh is an Australian company and this product would have been made in Australia.
I'm pretty sure that cigarettes today come in larger packets, but the case could be used as a mini makeup case or for rollies etc.

MEASUREMENTS
The case is 4 inches / 10 cm tall, 3.1 inches / 8 cm wide, and 1.1 inch / 2.75 cm deep.

AGE
The case is circa 1970s.

CONDITION
There are minor scratches on the enamel and minor wear on the tops of some of the tiles.
The case shuts perfectly and the inside is clean and stain free.

POSTAGE
If you purchase more than one item, I will combine postage wherever possible and will refund any over payment of postage.

The item will be posted with Australia Post's air mail service.

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Additional

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