EXTREMELY RARE 14K Gold Russian Cigarette Case. Gold cigarette cases bearing the Russian imperial emblem Romanovs with the double eagle head had been given as personal gifts by Russian monarch tsar Nicholas II.
Expensive gifts such as this gold case was very rare and were personally presented by Emperor Nicholas II as a token of personal favor to very special individuals to honor them!! After the canonization of the Romanov family, all the objects personally given by the emperor and his family were considered by the faithful to be very blessed since they were given by the hands of a Saint of the Orthodox Church. Also collectors are looking for such extremely rare precious items since Nicholas ii was the last emperor of Russia. A center diamond "4mm" (approximate), and an approximate 5mm x 7mm ruby set into the latch. The box is marked "56" zolotnik (14k).
The lid and base are marked with a makers mark "HB" and the lid is also marked with a right facing head within a round cartouche. The box came from a estate in Philadelphia and has a card reading Russian gold cigarette case with Russian Imperial Eagle on the cover with diamond in the center. Originally in the Oldenburg family. On the card it is embossed reading A LA VIEILLE RUSSIE 725 FIFTH AVE NEW YORK 22 NY. I have one of the biggest collection in all the world with Romanovs items.Letters written from Nicholas ii. Autograph photos from all the family.
Diamonds Faberge rings (gifts from Nicholas ii with his monogram). Solid gold Watches with the portrait of Nicholas ii & others. Easter Eggs with monograms of Royal family, Faberge malachite egg watch, enamel eggs and others. Personal pen of Alexei tsarevich!! Orthodox enamel Icon from the Winter Palace.
Solid gold Frames with guilloche enamels, and others. I can sell all the collection together. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Cigarette & Vesta Cases".The seller is "makyri41" and is located in this country: CY. This item can be shipped worldwide.925)