An unusual silver combination match vesta and sovereign case. The sprung vesta lid with a match striker, the sovereign case also with a spring mechanism and silver ring handle the lid engraved with conjoined initials, gilded interior. The back engraved NA H UNE L SONO DHUIT GUN LA IDER DONA DHUIT from a traditional Gaelic blessing thought to translate as “May all your days be good days”. Clearly hallmarked for Birmingham 1898. Excelllent condition.