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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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Scales and Match Cases

Lots 72-79

Lot 72

Silver Case, sterling match case (38x65mm), raised U.S. 1890 2¢ Washington stamp design with floral embellishments, side flip top lid and bottom striker, marked sterling, excellent condition.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 73

Brass Box, brass match box (45x35mm), dual enamel lid with women and man fishing scene on top and naughty inside with women with legs in air (priest fishing), spring closing lid and front side striker.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 74

Silver Case, sterling match case (39x60mm), flip top opening and match striker at bottom, high embossed golfer motif and scroll bordering.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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Lot 75

Silver and Tortoiseshell Desk Set, George Betjeman & Sons (London) 1904, sterling and tortoiseshell stamp box and inkstand combination (209x95mm), flared rectangular tortoiseshell base with silver feet, silver stand at center with fine cut glass inkwell with silver hinged lid, two stamp boxes at either side with hinged side opening lids engraved "Stamps" in script, single gold wash ramped compartments, pen rest brackets at front, a wonderful combination desk set of the highest quality, very rare.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 76

Silver Box, John Grinsell & Sons (Birmingham) 1905, sterling stamp box, calendar, inkwell and watch combination (71x115mm), desktop style on balled feet, with front window inset lid showing calendar, hinged pull down lid with two pocket compartment on backside of lid, curved pen rest just behind lid, central top with hinged front opening lid revealing watch (in working order) incorporated in lid and inkwell, very fine and rare.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 77

Silver Box, Stokes & Ireland (Chester) 1903, sterling stamp box and inkwells combination (221x98mm) tray desk set form with balled feet plain base and box with rope edging, central stamp box with hinged lid and two ramped compartment, gold wash interior, mounts at sides with two crystal cut glass inkwells with matching hinged silver lids.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 78

Silver Case, Lawrence Emanuel (Birmingham) 1886, sterling match case (34x41mm), inset enamel women in bathing suit with "A Match for any man" on side of wheeled dressing closet in background, top flip side opening lid and striker at bottom.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 79

Silver Desk Set, Pairpoint Mfg. Co. (New Bedford, Mass.), silver plate stamp box and inkwell holder combination (252x95mm), raise pattern tray with feet, central hinged lid box with cast dog, single sloped compartment and personal engraving on lid, two inkwell holders on either side with glass inkwells with pull off silver lids.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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