Antique Cast Iron Figural Fly Advertisng Match Holder – Sioux City, Iowa – original paint

Product #M457

This neat cast iron match holder Advertises on the hinged wings: Waitt Willy Livestock Commision Co. Sioux City, Iowa. There is a star of David with head of a cow designed on the back.On the undeerside it is stamped:Simpson Iron Company in Columbus Ohio. The wings are on a hinged body for match retrievelMeasures 4 1/2″ length 3″ wide and 2″ height. Circa 1900.
John originally purchased from Ken Colson an antique dealer in Sioux City. Kenny¬† aquired from Ray Fiedman a wealthy livestock broker who was very well known in Sioux City, Iowa. –

John’s home.

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