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Vintage brass car-betel nut/paan box


Regular price £115.00
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This nickel plated brass paan box is in the shape of a 1954 Chevrolet and was most likely a wedding favor.

The car was originally intended to hold the various ingredients used in a betel nut mixture. The lid lifts to reveal a compartment, where the ingredients would have been stored.

The rear of the car is engraved: Betel Motor Car, Open & Close Type, Patent No. 75086. Dated 18/8/54.

Dimensions:

26 cm (L) x 11.5 cm (W) x 10 cm (D)

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