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I have a cigar or cigarette case with a hallmark r/ m/ anchor/

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I have a cigar or cigarette case with a hallmark r/ m/ anchor/ lion/a --it has an inscription which I cannot decipher and underneath 1902 and underneath W.T.----it has a figure of a golfer on the front dressed in the style of late victorian or Edwardian--any info would be appreciated
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Frank replied 3 years ago.
Hello and Welcome,
My name is***** am a Personal Property Appraiser and would be happy to assist you with your question.
Do you have any photos of the hallmark you may be able to send?
There are a few different options to send pictures to us, they are as follows:
The link below will direct you through our upload process
You can also upload pictures to a site called that's really great for sharing pictures. It's free, and all you need to do is go to the site and:
1. click the "Computer" button
2. double click the image on your computer
3. click "start upload"
Then just copy/paste the new link in the browser window and you can immediately supply me with your pictures by posting the link to your question page.
You can also email pictures to***@******.*** with ATTNCustomerin the subject heading. Be sure to include the link to your question page in the email for our customer service. The emails can take up to a few hours to process, but as soon as I receive it I can send my evaluation.
Thank you for your time,
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

re:cigar/cigarette case----sorry photographs etc beyond my level of computer expertise---will need to get some help--probably take a few days.--the case measures 3ins square and is silver--weight suitable for the pocket--opens like a book--space for 6 or seven cigarettes or cheroots either side---R M anchor lion a stamped as hallmark - --a black ,possibly elasticated (at least at one time) strap on each side to retain contents---golfer on the front dressed in breeks/plus two's jacket and "button cap"--top of backswing position--not etched but in relief--simlarly dressed to Horace Hutchinson asdepictesd in Vanity Fair -Spy cartoon

Expert:  Frank replied 3 years ago.
Good Afternoon Tom,
That is not a problem at all, I would be happy to wait for the photos.
Thanks for the further description. If for any reason you have a problem with the photos, I will do my best to work from the description.