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Six English Sterling Silver Stamp Boxes, Applicators, and Dispensers

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

Six English Sterling Silver Stamp Boxes, Applicators, and Dispensers, 20th century, various makers and dates, three rectangular stamp boxes with hinged covers enclosing two compartments, inkwell with three stamp compartments, lg. 3, applicator with wood handle, ht. 3 1/8, and dispenser with colorless glass roller, lg. 3; together with a silver-mounted colorless glass stamp box with three compartments, lg. 3 3/8, rectangular box with sterling silver-mounted cover, lg. 4 3/8, sterling silver box, ht. 1 7/8, and rectangular silver-plated stamp box with three compartments, lg. 3 3/8 in.; approx. 8.6 total troy oz. weighable silver.
Estimate $300-500

Box with silver-mounted cover with dents to repousse. One box with two compartments dented. Glass roller with multiple chips and silver stand dented. All with age-typical wear and rubbing to engraving. All mechanics working.


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