Gwenda cigarette case with foil kingfisher, c1940s or 1950s, ladies vintage Hussey and Dawson business card holder, smoking accessory


Shipping to United States: $17.09

This lovely cigarette case is by British maker Hussey and Dawson, who made vanity items with the Gwenda brand name. The lid is decorated with an image of a kingfisher, sitting above some bulrushes by a river. The image is printed on clear celluloid, with a background of blue foil, made to resemble butterfly wings. The foil highlights the river and the bird, and catches the light beautifully. The base is ridged to fit the cigarettes, and internally, there is a sprung bar to keep them in position. “Gwenda, British made” is printed above the lid clasp. Although it has been well used, this is still a beautiful cigarette case in good working order, and has plenty of life left in it.

The last photo shows the cigarette case with vintage players no.6 cigarettes (for illustration only, not included). The cigarettes are 2 5/8” or 6.7cm.


🔸This Gwenda cigarette case is in fairly good used vintage condition.
🔸The hinge and clasp work as they should.
🔸The internal bar works well.
🔸The image is in good condition, with some light scuffs, and a larger scuff to the corner of pink sky. Please see the photos.
🔹The external and internal gold tone has patina and scuffs, and a shallow dent to the back. Please see the photos.


3 1/2” x 3” x 1/2”
9cm x 8cm x 1.1cm

📦 This item will be sent internationally using Tracked Royal Mail shipping or Tracked and Signed for where available, and Tracked and Signed for to EU countries. Within the U.K., this item will be shipped by 1st class Royal Mail signed for.

Thank you so much for looking. If you have any queries or would like to see more photos, please feel free to contact me.

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