Thu, Jun 28, 2018 10:00AM EDT
American, early 20th century. A 14K gold match safe by Battin & Co. with presentation engraving reading To / Leroy T. Vernon / from / His Loyal Friends / and / Associates / in the / National Taft Bureau / 1912 / Wm. B. McKinley / Chas. D. Hilles / J.C. Eversman / J.P. Ryan / Fred Davis / Gus J. Karger / Henry L. West. Marked on interior rim. In original presentation box; ht. 2 3/4, wd. 1 3/4 in.
This safe is engraved with the name of William Brown McKinley (1856-1926), a U.S. Representative and Senator from Illinois, serving from 1905-1913 and 1915-1921.