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Sale 91: The December Sale

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Desk Sets

Lots 1151-1160 Lots 1161-1166

Lot 1151

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 1152

Silver Desk Set, 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 1153

Silver Desk Set, George Stockwell (London) 1929, sterling stamp box, inkwells, clock and pen box combination (180x102mm), allover engine turned design with matching guilloche enamel lids and clock border, large front slopes lid with large compartment for pens, top center lid opening to three sloped stamp compartments, ball lids at sides opening to inkwells, very rare and beautiful.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 1154

Silver Desk Set, sterling coil roll box, inkwell box and matching base with pen holder and calendar (170x62mm), each with inset blue guilloche enamel, round coil dispenser with gold wash interior and central spindle, round inkwell box with glass inkwell, separate base with ball pivot pen holder and calendar back plate with black enamel terrier clip, boxes marked sterling.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

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Current Opening Bid: $290

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Lot 1155

Silver Desk Set, sterling coil roll box and matching base with pen holder and calendar (170x62mm), each with inset green guilloche enamel, round coil dispenser with gold wash interior and central spindle, separate base with ball pivot pen holder and calendar back plate with original 1893 celluloid calendar plates, box marked sterling.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1156

Silver Desk Set, 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 1157

Silver Desk Set, Mauser Mfg. Co. (New York, N.Y.), sterling stamp box and inkwell holder combination (252x95mm), ornate raised floral scroll tray, central hinged lid box with two ramped compartments, inkwell jars at sides with pull off lids, headboard with raised cherub portrait, monogram and pen rest brackets, a gorgeous showpiece.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1158

Silver Desk Set, silver plate stamp box, inkwell and pen nib wipe combination (185x77mm), desk set form, base and feet with raised floral scroll pattern, central hinged pull tab lid with single ramped compartment, left with nib wipe brush and container, at right bracket holder for cut glass inkwell with hinged silver top, pen rest brackets at front.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1159

Silver Desk Set, sterling inkwell holder and pen rest (173x118mm), rimmed patterned tray with feet, oblong inset pen rest in front and square inset behind for molded glass inkwell with hinged silver lid, English with hallmarks worn.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1160

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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