|Description||The matchbox is made of polished agate and gilded brass with a spring loaded latch.|
|Dimensions||W-1 L-2.75 inches|
|Made||Creator unknown, Welsh|
This Welsh matchbox was owned and used by Jefferson Davis. Probably given to him in postwar years, as that is when his daughter Varina "Winnie" Davis (b. 1865) visited Wales.
"Matchbox from Wales, given to President Davis".