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Fifteen American Sterling Silver Stamp Boxes, Applicators, and Dispensers

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
18
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2740B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 19, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Fifteen American Sterling Silver Stamp Boxes, Applicators, and Dispensers, late 19th/early 20th century, various makers, five fobs with hinged covers, four stamp roll dispensers, two topped with animals, ht. to 2 1/2, three flat boxes with hinged covers, ht. to 2 3/8 in., a box with hinged cover, double-sided applicator with chased covers, a stamp roll dispenser fob; approx. 10.8 total troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

The top and bottom of the long flat box with applied stag head do not line up with one another, but it does close. Dispenser fob with dents to body. All with age-typical wear and rubbing to engraving. All mechanics working.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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