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Sale 91: The December Sale

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Stamp Boxes

Lots 1001-1010 Lots 1011-1020 Lots 1021-1030 Lots 1031-1040 Lots 1041-1047

Lot 1001

Silver Box, Crisford & Norris (Birmingham) 1908, sterling silver stamp box and ivory letter opener combination (35x225mm), novelty golf club form, club head with a hinged lid at top opening to a single concave compartment, an extremely rare design and one of the most sought after boxes missing from most of the great collections that have come on to the market.
Estimate    $3,000 - 4,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,450

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Lot 1002

Silver Box, sterling stamp box (47x32mm), inset enamel finely executed reproductions of Chile 1905 2c & 5c Columbus stamp issues, hinged front opening top, two ramped compartments and gold wash interior; ca. 1905, marked "900" sterling and lyre (purity), extremely rare.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 1003

Silver Box, sterling stamp box (66x27mm), inset fine enamel reproductions of Malta 1885 ½d green, 2d blue & 1d carmine stamps, clasp front hinged opening top with three gold wash sloped compartments, sterling marked "900", very rare.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 1004

Silver Box, Birmingham Assay 1897, sterling stamp box (47x32mm), inset fine enamel reproduction of Great Britain 1881 1d lilac & 1897 ½d vermilion stamps at top, hinged front opening lid with two polished concave compartments; couple minor dings in no way affecting appearance, very rare.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 1005

Silver Box, sterling traveling stamp and double inkwell combination box (117x40mm), with lift up pen rest, plain form, three hinged front opening lids with colored glass window insets, each with square push button clasp on front, red and blue glass side lids open to matching color ink bottles, central yellow glass lid to gold wash ramp stamp compartment, marked "London 1895", very rare and unusual.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 1006

Silver Box, George W. White & Co. (London) 1902, sterling stamp box (88x37mm), sloped front and balled feet at base, three individual hinged windowed lids each bearing a different Great Britain stamps, each opening to a ramped compartment and gold wash interior, rare.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 1007

Silver Box, Samuel Jacob (London) 1894, sterling stamp box and inkwell combination (35x57mm), novelty railway lantern form, square form with green glass "light" at front, hinged lid opening to glass inkwell, additional hinged lid stamp compartment in lid, rare.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 1008

Silver & Wood Box, Mappin & Webb (London) 1912, sterling and wood novelty stamp box (93x57mm), Post Office cart form, wood body painted red with "Parcel Post" on sides and "G.P.O." at rear, silver wheel and undercarriage, hinged side opening lid with interior partially leather lined, extremely rare and unusual, ex-Davis Collection.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 1009

Silver Box, Corneluis Saunders & Francis Shepard (Birmingham) 1913, sterling stamp box (67x38mm), novelty garden trug form, two hinged window inset lids displaying stamps, opening to two gold wash compartments, very rare.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 1010

Silver Box, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd. (London) 1897, sterling stamp box and inkwell combination (116x75mm), plain flared base, hinged balled lid at center opening to inkwell, hinged lids at either side opening to wooden ramped and concave compartments with gold wash interior, grooved pen rest at front, very scarce.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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