French First Standard silver cigarette box with gilt edges and applied vermeil eagle and laurel design, possibly a military insignia. Mercury head mark used for French export – .950 standard c. 1878-1973. 4-1/8" x 3-1/8". 6.74 oz troy. Early 20th century. Condition: Overall very good condition with some light scratching and wear to gilt interior, a 1/4" dent to bottom.