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Pocket Type Match Safes
 
 
Advertising
 
 
PMAD-001 Fireman's Fund Insurance
 
PMAD-002 Wetherill & Brother
 
PMAD-003 Aetna Dynamite
 
 
 
Art Forms
 
Art Nouveau, Aesthetic, Rococo, etc...
 
 
PMAF-001 Dancing Lady
 
PMAF-002 The Syrene
 
PMAF-003 Nouveau Lady
 
PMAF-004 Devil and Snakes
 
PMAF-005 Horse Design
 
PMAF-006 Art Nouveau Flowers
 
PMAF-007 Art Nouveau Lady Drinking & Smoking
 
PMAF-008 Temptation of St. Anthony
 
PMAF-009 Cherub Faces
 
PMAF-010 Gorham Nudes
 
PMAF-011 Art Nouveau "Straight" Decoration
 
PMAF-012 Enameled Floral Decoration
 
PMAF-013 Mermaid and Sailor
 
PMAF-014 Art Nouveau Lady Smoking
 
PMAF-015 Art Nouveau Lady Toasting and Smoking
 
PMAF-016 Art Nouveau Nude with Stars
 
PMAF-017 Art Nouveau Lady with Flowers
 
PMAF-018 Art Nouveau Lady with Flower Motif
 
PMAF-019 Art Nouveau Lady
 
PMAF-020 Art Nouveau Lady Wearing Helmet
 
PMAF-021 Art Nouveau Standing Lady
 
PMAF-022 Art Nouveau Owl Motif
 
PMAF-023 Hippocampus Mythological Motif
 
PMAF-024 Art Nouveau Victorian Style
 
PMAF-025 Art Nouveau Clown Motif
 
PMAF-026 Straight Art Nouveau
 
PMAF-027 Straight Art Nouveau
 
PMAF-028 Straight Art Nouveau with Cigar Cutter
 
PMAF-029 Straight Art Nouveau
 
PMAF-030 Floral Art Nouveau
 
PMAF-031 Charles Dickens
 
PMAF-032 Chilly Cherubs by Unger Bros.
 
PMAF-033 Oxidized Design
 
PMAF-034 Tracery Niello Motif
 
PMAF-035 Stylized Dolphin
 
PMAF-036 Aesthetic Motif
 
 
 
Arts
 
Education, Gambling, Literature, Nudes, Risqué, etc...
 
 
PMAT-001 Bill Stumps, His Mark
 
 
 
Biography
 
Notable People, Politician, Royalty, etc...
 
 
PMB-001 Coronation Matched Set
 
PMB-002 Karelian Birch Russian Combination Cigarette Case & Vesta
 
PMB-003 Crystal Palace Collie Show Award Presentation
 
PMB-004 Shotgun Shell Presentation
 
PMB-005 St. Bernard Dog Show Award Presentation
 
PMB-006 WWI Souvenir Match Safe
 
PMB-007 Continental Matches/Edwin Gould
 
PMB-008 Head of Greek Man
 
PMB-009 Teddy Roosevelt Vice President, 1901
 
 
 
Enamels
 
 
PMSE-001 England vs Australia Cricket Match
 
PMSE-002 Nude on Shoreline
 
PMSE-003 "A La Mer" Children Playing on the Seashore
 
PMSE-004 Lovers and Cherubs
 
PMSE-005 French Mailbox "Cupid and Lovers"
 
PMSE-006 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Kings Royal Rifle Corps Trooper
 
PMSE-007 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Life Guards Royal Horse Artillery Trooper
 
PMSE-008 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Seaforth Highlanders Trooper
 
PMSE-009 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Eighth Hussars Trooper
 
PMSE-010 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Seventeenth Lancers Trooper
 
PMSE-011 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Volunteer Battalion of a Line Infantry Regiment Trooper
 
PMSE-012 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Kings Royal Rifle Corps Trooper
 
PMSE-013 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Royal Scots Greys Trooper
 
PMSE-014 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Scots Guard Trooper
 
PMSE-015 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Cameroonians (British Rifles) Trooper
 
PMSE-016 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Brigade of Guards (Grenadiers) Trooper
 
PMSE-017 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Gordon Highlanders Trooper
 
PMSE-018 Sampson Mordan Sentry Guard - Fifth Irish Lancers Trooper
 
PMSE-019 Enamel Rothschild Racing Vesta
 
PMSE-020 Enamel Pansy Flower
 
PMSE-021 Fred Archer Derby Rider
 
PMSE-022 Red Enameled Cigarette Case with Vesta
 
PMSE-023 Enameled Medieval Portrait
 
PMSE-024 Egyptian Motif
 
PMSE-025 Sampson Mordan Stagecoach Motif
 
PMSE-026 Mosaic Design
 
PMSE-027 Butterfly Motif
 
PMSE-028 Billiards Motif
 
PMSE-029 Liberty & Co. Design
 
PMSE-030 Signal Flags, Mother-of-Pearl Panel
 
PMSE-031 Signal Flags
 
PMSE-032 Nudes at Stream's Edge
 
PMSE-033 Standing Nude
 
PMSE-034 NY Yacht Club Pennant
 
PMSE-035 Nude at Water's Edge
 
PMSE-036 Floral Repousse' Enhanced with Enameling
 
PMSE-037 Hunting Scene
 
PMSE-038 Swastika Motif
 
PMSE-039 Perpetual Calendar
 
PMSE-040 Paris Exposition
 
PMSE-041 Man Smoking Dutch Pipe
 
PMSE-042 Golfer
 
PMSE-043 Golfer
 
PMSE-044 "Southwestern America" Motif
 
PMSE-045 Enameled Squares
 
PMSE-046 Champagne Bottle, Glass and Cigarettes
 
PMSE-047 Palmer Cox Brownie Characters
 
PMSE-048 Horse Head Motif
 
PMSE-049 Hunter in Boat with Dog and Gun
 
PMSE-050 Golf Motif
 
PMSE-051 Golf Motif
 
PMSE-052 American and Yugoslavian Flags
 
PMSE-053 Scribner's Magazine Motif
 
PMSE-054 Lavender Basse Taille Motif
 
PMSE-055 Sentry Match Safe Identification Chart
 
 
 
Figural & Novelty
 
 
PMFN-001 Snake #1
 
PMFN-002 Snake #2
 
PMFN-003 Dog's Head with Real Fur
 
PMFN-004 Gauntlet
 
PMFN-005 Figural Leg w/shoe
 
PMFN-006 Enameled Pencil
 
PMFN-007 Figural Skull with Snakes
 
PMFN-008 Scientific American Newspaper
 
PMFN-009 Figural Boar and Whistle Combination
 
PMFN-010 Figural Dog's Head
 
PMFN-011 Figural Frog
 
PMFN-012 Figural French Clown
 
PMFN-013 Figural Silver Bar
 
PMFN-014 Figural Face with Large Tongue
 
PMFN-015 King Richard
 
PMFN-016 Figural Golf Bag
 
PMFN-017 Figural Pen Knife, Gorham
 
PMFN-018 Figural Blue Point Crab Claw, Gorham
 
PMFN-019 President Benjamin Harrison
 
PMFN-020 President Grover Cleveland, Leather Collar
 
PMFN-021 President Grover Cleveland
 
PMFN-022 President Ulysses S. Grant
 
PMFN-023 President William McKinley
 
 
 
Gold
 
 
PMSG-001 Diamond Set Hand
 
PMSG-002 Gold Quartz - Jeweled Indian
 
PMSG-003 Gold Quartz - Commemorative
 
PMSG-004 Gold Quartz - Horseshoe Shaped
 
PMSG-005 Gold Quartz - Geometric Design
 
PMSG-006 Gold Quartz - Horseshoe w/ Jockey Hat
 
PMSG-007 Gold Quartz - George Washington
 
PMSG-008 Gold Quartz - Geometric Squares
 
PMSG-009 Gold Quartz - Geometric Triangle & Oval Design
 
PMSG-010 Gold Quartz - Geometric Birthday Presentation
 
PMSG-011 Gold Quartz - Geometric Crosses White & Pink
 
PMSG-012 Gold Quartz - Geometric Squares White & Pink
 
PMSG-013 Gold Quartz - Oval & Diamond
 
PMSG-014 Gold Quartz - Geometric with Scrollwork
 
PMSG-015 Gold Quartz - Geometric with Engraving
 
PMSG-016 Gold Quartz - Geometric Diamond Shape
 
PMSG-017 Spanish Damascene Conquistador Set
 
PMSG-018 Spanish Damascene
 
PMSG-019 Spanish Damascene by Alverez
 
PMSG-020 Gold Quartz with Enameling
 
PMSG-021 Gold with Mining Motif
 
PMSG-022 Gold with Diamond, Ruby and Sapphire
 
PMSG-023 Gold with Sapphires
 
PMSG-024 Gold with Ribbon Set in Diamonds
 
PMSG-025 Gold with Elephant plus Diamond and Ruby
 
PMSG-026 Gold with Diamonds and Amethyst
 
PMSG-027 Gold Bands on Sterling
 
PMSG-028 Dragon Motif with Gems
 
 
 
Natural Sciences
 
Animals, Birds, Fish, etc...
 
 
PMNS-001 Snake #1
 
PMNS-002 Cobra Snake #2
 
PMNS-003 Bird Motif
 
PMNS-004 Snake Motif
 
PMNS-005 Snake Motif
 
PMNS-006 Cobra Motif
 
PMNS-007 Dolphin/Fish Motif
 
PMNS-008 Monkey Motif
 
PMNS-009 Hidden Photo with Owl
 
PMNS-010 Butterfly and Stylized Design
 
PMNS-011 Branch and Crane Motif
 
PMNS-012 Dog Chasing Rabbit
 
PMNS-013 Bison and Insect
 
PMNS-014 Butterfly and Flowers
 
PMNS-015 Gilted Catfish
 
PMNS-016 Multi-Colored Fishing Motif
 
PMNS-017 Maple Leaf and Insect
 
PMNS-018 Birds and Flowers
 
PMNS-019 Bronze Maple Leaf and Insect
 
 
 
Orientalia
 
 
PMO-001 Japanese Samurai Warrior
 
PMO-002 Egyptian Motif
 
PMO-003 Japanese Lacquerware
 
PMO-004 Japanese Lacquerware
 
PMO-005 Komai Dragon Motif
 
PMO-006 Komai Oriental Village/Bird Motif
 
PMO-007 Komai Oriental Village/Bird Motif
 
PMO-008 Japanese Lacquerware
 
PMO-009 Figural Cat with Raised Paw
 
PMO-010 Figural Cat with Rabbit
 
PMO-011 Figural Cat and Dog Combination
 
PMO-012 Figural Bat
 
PMO-013 Figural Fat Cat with Rat
 
PMO-014 Figural Monkey Wearing Vest
 
PMO-015 Japanese Cloisonné w/ Floral Decoration
 
PMO-016 Figural Owl Holding Rat
 
PMO-017 Japanese Dragon by Komai
 
PMO-018 Figural Monkey with Fly on Leg
 
PMO-019 Figural Monkey Holding Fruit
 
PMO-020 Figural Monkey Wearing Hat and Holding Fan
 
PMO-021 Figural Monkey with Flowers in Basket
 
PMO-022 Japanese Domestic Type
 
PMO-023 Japanese Mask or Face
 
PMO-024 Figural Rat
 
PMO-025 Figural Reclining Elephant
 
PMO-026 Figural Cat Playing a Shamisen
 
PMO-027 Figural Cat with Raised Paw
 
PMO-028 Figural Cat with Rat
 
PMO-029 Figural Swan
 
PMO-030 Figural Tanoki
 
PMO-031 Figural Cat in Crouched Position
 
PMO-032 Figural Cat with Raised Paw
 
PMO-033 Figural Cat and Dog Combination
 
PMO-034 Figural Cicada
 
PMO-035 Asian Man Smoking
 
PMO-036 Japanese Man Smoking a Pipe
 
PMO-037 Aesthetic Japanese Motif
 
PMO-038 Dog Under Pumus Tree
 
PMO-039 Sword Ware with Monkey Motif
 
PMO-040 Sword Ware with Pond Motif and Boats
 
PMO-041 Sword Ware with Horse and Men Motif
 
PMO-042 Sword Ware, Cows in Pasture
 
PMO-043 Sword Ware, Oriental Figures
 
PMO-044 Figural Rabbit
 
PMO-045 Figural Japanese Dog, Inu Hariko
 
PMO-046 Figural Cicada
 
PMO-047 Silver with Enameled Flowers and Dragon Fly
 
PMO-048 Silver with Enameled Flowers and Butterfly
 
PMO-049 Japanese "Rooster" Motif w/ Foliage
 
PMO-050 Figural Cat Holding Rabbit
 
PMO-051 Sword Ware, Floral Motif
 
PMO-052 Gorham, Copper/SS, Asian Lady w/ Parasol
 
PMO-053 Gorham, Asian Man Smoking Pipe
 
PMO-054 Gorham, Asian Man Holding Fan
 
 
 
Social Movements
 
Clubs, Fairs, Fraternal, Religion, Unions, etc...
 
 
PMSM-001 Veiled Prophet - St. Louis, Mo.
 
PMSM-002 B.P.O.E. Elks
 
PMSM-003 Masonic Working Tools
 
PMSM-004 Roundy Match Safe
 
PMSM-005 B.P.O.E. Elk's Tooth
 
PMSM-006 American Electrical Works
 
PMSM-007 Hotel Men's Mutual Benefit Association, 1907
 
 
 
Western Themes
 
 
PMW-001 Native American Indian Chief - 1
 
PMW-002 Native American Indian Chief - 2
 
PMW-003 Native American Indian Chief - 3
 
PMW-004 Cowboy with Lariat
 
PMW-005 Indian Quiver, Gorham
 
PMW-006 Native American Indian Chief - 4
 
PMW-007 Native American Indian Chief - 5
 
PMW-008 Native American Indian Chief/Pan American Expo
 
PMW-009 Native American Indian Chief - 6
 
PMW-010 Native American Indian/Corn Stalks
 
PMW-011 Native American Indian/Buffalo/Niagara Falls - 1
 
PMW-012 Native American Indian/Buffalo/Niagara Falls - 2
 
PMW-013 Native American Indian Chief - 7
 
PMW-014 Native American Indian Chief - 8
 
PMW-015 Native American Indian Chief - 9
 
PMW-016 Native American Indian Chief - 10
 
PMW-017 Native American Indian Chief with Bow & Arrow
 
PMW-018 Native American Indian Chief - 11
 
PMW-019 Native American Indian Chief - 12
 
PMW-020 Cowboy on Horseback with Rifle
 
PMW-021 Cowboy Riding Horse
 
PMW-022 Cowboy on Bucking Bronco Horse
 
PMW-023 Native American Indian Chief - 13
 
 
 
Miscellaneous
 
 
PMMS-001 Traveling Lantern
 
PMMS-002 Against The Grain
 
PMMS-003 Agate with Brass Trim
 
PMMS-004 Three Drunks
 
PMMS-005 Bowling Motif
 
PMMS-006 Gorham Gilted Clam Shell Motif
 
PMMS-007 Samson Mordan Hidden Photo
 
PMMS-008 Gorham Devil Motif
 
PMMS-009 Arabian Knight Wearing Turban
 
PMMS-010 Horse & Rider Jumping Fence
 
PMMS-011 Acid Etched Pilgrim or Dutchman
 
PMMS-012 Four Leaf Clover
 
PMMS-013 Geometric Squares with Leaves
 
PMMS-014 Engraved Floral Motif
 
PMMS-015 Diaper Pattern
 
PMMS-016 Bamboo and Leaves
 
PMMS-017 Scenic View of Town
 
PMMS-018 Engraved Floral Mortif
 
PMMS-019 Floral and Butterfly Motif
 
PMMS-020 Stylized "Floral" Motif
 
PMMS-021 Floral Motif
 
PMMS-022 Man Shooting Rifle
 
PMMS-023 Acid Etched Floral Design
 
PMMS-024 Border of Thistles
 
PMMS-025 Apple Motif
 
PMMS-026 Golfer Walking with Bag of Clubs
 
PMMS-027 Hammered Finish
 
PMMS-028 Horse's Head/Woman Churning Butter
 
PMMS-029 Applied Coins Including Box Coin
 
PMMS-030 Gorham with Applied Cuban Coin
 
PMMS-031 Morgan Dollar Coins
 
PMMS-032 Fish Motif
 
PMMS-033 Bryant & May, Marquis of Harvel
 
PMMS-034 Bryant & May, Marquis of Lorne
 
PMMS-035 Early Hard Wood Snuff Box/Match Safe
 
PMMS-036 Sterling Match Safe Set with Deer Teeth
 
PMMS-037 Flint and Vesta Combination
 
 
 
IMSA Commemorative Match Safes (Redirects to CONVENTION section)
 
 
1998 Chicago, Illinois - Silver and Gold
 
1999 Albuquerque, New Mexico - Silver and Gold
 
2000 London, England - Silver and Gold
 
2001 Washington, D.C. - Silver and Gold
 
2002 St. Louis, Mo. - Silver and Gold
 
2003 New York City, N.Y. - Silver and Gold
 
2004 San Jose, California - Silver and Gold
 
2005 Manchester, England - Silver and Gold
 
2006 Atlanta, Georgia - Silver
 
2007 Philadelphia, PA - Silver
 
 
 
 
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