CIGARETTE BOX

SILVER .833 standard

LISBON, PORTUGAL

c.1955

SOLD

Length 6 inches, depth 3-3/4 inches.
Plain polished body lined with wood


The interior of the lid is gilded and inscribed


"To SYLVESTER I. OLSON Fom the STAFF OF USOM

LISBON NOVEMBER 2, 1955"

 

Sylvester Olsen worked for the American Foreign Operations Administration Mission in Europe and was based in Lisbon.

USOM stands for the United States Operations Mission working in Europe after the Second World War.

 

 

 

The base has the eagle hallmark for Portugal and the silver standard of .833

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