Monogrammed "JRO" Silver Plated Cigarette Box c.1950
An original silver plated cigarette box monogrammed "JRO" with a leaded Sandalwood insert. Stamped "Poole Silver Co. 1899".
- CREATOR Poole Silver Co.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1950-1960.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Silver Plate, Sandalwood, Lead.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS H 1.75 in. W 6.5 in. D 3.5 in.
Operating out of Taunton, Massachusetts, the Poole Silver Company was established by George Poole and Edward Roche. Initially, the firm did business under the name of Poole, Roche & Co. This manufacturer of sterling silver, electroplated nickel silver, and silver plate was incorporated on May 21 of 1895.