A vintage Hawksbill Shell Cigarette Case with metal clasp and band to hold items in place, 1880s, France. It was discovered in a house in Amiens. The owner of the house is one of the last organ builders in France. The organ building is a regulated handwork profession of designing, building, restoring and maintaining pipe organs. This family dates back to the 17th century. However, the house was destroyed in an arson.
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