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Five English Sterling Silver Stamp Boxes

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
29
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:

Five English Sterling Silver Stamp Boxes, 20th century, various makers and dates, three London: one long with hinged lid, five compartments, and a weighted base, lg. 5 3/8, another of a similar form with a weighted base and two compartments, lg. 2 5/8, and the third with three deep compartments, lg. 3 1/2; the fourth: Chester, tall with glass enclosed sides and top opening to two compartments, ht. 2 3/8; the fifth Birmingham: with a leather base, silver-mounted lid and two compartments, lg. 2 1/2 in., approx. 4.1 troy oz. weighable silver.
Estimate $300-500

Five compartment: Scattered dents and rubbed marks. Two compartment all silver: Metal fatigue to cover and marks on body rubbed. Three compartments: scattered dents. Age-typical wear to all.


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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