It consists of large decorative silver links. It holds a Prussian silver coin dated It also has a Silver Letter Seal with the owner's initials in beautiful Gothic script. The seal is in the shape of a small working bell.
I bought this beautiful cigarette case from the estate of a German Officer's family. According to their provenance, their great grandfather was a cadet at the famous Cadet Academy Grosslichterfelde, outside of Berlin Germany.