Vintage art deco cigarette case – ‘Arthur Shelby’ DU25


Be the most distinguished of all smokers with this luxurious art deco small grey cigarette case, the Arthur Shelby. A true collector’s item, the cigarette case was once a refined accessory, sometimes even embellished with jewelry and engravings. Thevintage leather cigarette case was so successful that the great jeweler Fabergé even made a few for the family of the Tsar of Russia. Previously called “flat fifties” in the United States, these early cigarette cases were popular as early as 1920.

Sleek and timeless, take this vintage art deco cigarette case everywhere with you at any time of day, and for any occasion, like a peaky blinders style party. Practical and discreet, luxury art deco cigarette case will fulfill its function, which can contain up to ten cigarettes, with modesty and charm. With him, no more lost or crushed cigarettes.

L’vintage leather cigarette case is the perfect gift to delight a loved one who smokes and bring a bit of elegance in his daily life, completing your
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The vintage leather cigarette case and the antique cigarette holder first appeared in the privileged spheres in the 1890s in the United States during the industrial revolution. The vintage cigarette smoker was first installed in high society by men during boudoir meetings. It was then popularized by the socialite women of yesteryear in the 1910s and generalized worldwide in 1935.

The democratization of the luxurious vintage cigarette holder by women like Princess Margaret or Jacqueline Kennedy, was a major issue for the suffragette era; The main goal was to bring modernity and equity between men and women. The luxury cigarette case slim art deco, its democratization will be amplified during the post-war years to carry more easily packs of 50 cigarettes previously called ‘Flat Fifties‘.

The appearance of two-piece suits finally transformed this worthless object into a real decorative accessory for gentlemen. Today, using a vintage leather cigarette case or cigarette holder allows you to distinguish yourself by adopting a refined style mixing history and modernity.

These luxurious slim art deco cigarette cases will follow you everywhere: summer or winter, they will be the essential fashion and chic accessory for the gentleman and the gentlewoman and will magnify your stylish look
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These vintage cigarette holders will dress with charm and elegance your outfits as well as your suit jackets. Seductive and refined, our cases
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tastefully combine refined patterns and modern colors for a distinguished look. Accessories of mystery and charm of the most seductive, they will refine your sense of elegance. Express your poetry with a case or a vintage cigarette holder, with multiple possibilities of associations, thanks to its malleability and its unique soft texture.

The vintage leather cigarette cases at Modern Gentleman can complement your old fashioned zippo lighter, your shirt, be worn with an old fashioned liquor flask, or radiate your gavroche beret, this list of uses not being exhaustive, extending to perfect your ‘Parisian gentleman style’.

This luxurious slim art deco cigarette case collection features a variety of materials in bold colors. Black, brown, brick leather and deep gray will offer you, by their colorimetric compatibility, a wide potential of styles, these will be revealed by trendy materials.

A vintage leather cigarette case or antique cigarette holder is a personal and intimate item, born from an idea that one gives as a gift to please oneself, or simply a gift to offer for a party or a birthday. Let yourself be tempted by our collection of leather cases or wooden cigarette holders, each one more beautiful than the next. They will accessorize your outfit with a touch of elegance and sophistication for a peaky blinders look.

Being a gentleman farmer with style is not something you can imagine or dream of. A gentleman farmer is built through action and over time.

Be different, through elegance. Be a Modern Gentleman. A gift to please yourself, or simply to offer. Modern Gentleman, creators of emotions’.

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Product feature

Container for 8 cigarettes

Composite materials

100% Stainless Steel; 100% Leather


Smooth leather, Stainless steel


Casual, Chic, Design, Peaky Blinders, Steampunk, Vintage



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Vintage art deco cigarette case – ‘Arthur Shelby’ DU25


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