5 June 2013
MAKER'S MARK M(?) IN CYRILLIC, ST PETERSBURG, 84 STANDARD.
10 by 6.5 cm, weight 245 g.
The hinged lid applied with an elaborate silver Imperial eagle, with red and blue enamel letters “PO” in Cyrillic and number “17”, concealed compartment under the lid containing an old photograph of a group of officers and dated "22.VII.16" on the reverse, the end of the cigarette case with a double-lidded vesta compartment; tinder cord missing, gilt interior.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.