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Crocodile Cigar Case By R. Lewis

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Subcategory: Miscellaneous

An exceptional quality crocodile skin Cigar Case retailed by the renowned R. Lewis of St. James.

The 2 cigar case is of typical form with an inner sleeve. Each sleeve is made from one piece of crocodile stitched on 2 sides and lined in leather. The inner sleeve is stamped R. Lewis, 19 St. James's, London. S.W.1. Robert Lewis founded his cigar merchant business in 1787 and the business continues today, bought by J.J. Fox in 1992 but still located at the same address. The business count many famous customers in their clientele including perhaps the most famous cigar smoker Winston Churchill. Early 20th Century.

  • Dimensions:
    H 15.5cm x W 5.5cm x D 4.5cm
    H 6" x W 2" x D 1¾"

  • Period: Early 20th Century.
  • Medium: Crocodile Skin
  • Country: England
  • Signed: R. Lewis 19 St. James's, Londn. S.W.1
  • Style: Luggage
  • Exhibition: Carpe Diem
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Reference Number: 81900