Nice Vintage WILTON Cast Iron Hanging Match Holder With Lid Black Coloring
Description: This is a vintage cast iron hanging match holder. This match holder has a match compartment with a lid that remains closed and protects the matches in it when the holder is hung vertically. The holder has a hole on top to hang from and has a striker on the front of the compartment where the matches are stored. The piece is painted in black and is marked "WILTON" on the back. The piece is rather heavy and substantial weighing over a pound and five ounces. Again, the piece is well cast and well put together. A nice vintage match holder to use in your kitchen or add to your collection. Please carefully view the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Unknown, possibly mid to late 20th century.
Origin: Purchased at an estate sale in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Size: measures ~4 1/16" at its widest, ~5 5/8" at its longest, and is ~1 3/4" at its deepest. The piece weighs over one pound and five ounces.
Maker: Wilton Products, Inc., of Wrightsville, PA. Marks: Has the word "WILTON" stamped on the back.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Just a very nice vintage match holder, which would make a great addition to your collection.
Condition: The match holder is in very good condition with no breaks, cracks, damage, or repair. It retains all of its original paint and shows no signs of rust or losses. The piece is slightly soiled and would benefit from a good cleaning, but we leave that to the discretion of the new owner. All in all, a great looking match holder in excellent condition to add to your collection. Please view photos for additional condition information.
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