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Argyll Etkin Ltd Sale - 48

STAMP BOXES & POSTAL RELATED OBJECTS

Stamp Boxes & Postal Related Objects
Lot Symbol Descrip Opening
1 c.1900 Silver boxes comprising a heavy cut glass two compartment box with silver lid marked with a half moon and crown and "TM800", 77x55x28mm; silver box with six stamp compartments on ball feet, patterned edges and engraved initials to lid, marked "Sterling" and "Bigelow-Kennard & Co", 92x55x28mm; and a three compartment box with sloping base and patterned lid, marked "Sterling, Napier - Pat. Pend", 94x49x15mm. Three attractive boxes, probably all American. (3)

Est. £180-220

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
2 Silver / Leather. 1899-1905 Silver or leather stamp boxes all with silver lids with glass covered squares to display a stamp, comprising single compartment with barrel shaped silver body on four ball fee, hallmarked Birmingham 1899 (JD/WD); similar two compartment boxes, one unmarked (glass missing), the other with patterned borders hallmarked Birmingham 1903 (L&S, one foot missing); and a square leather box with single compartment silver lid hallmarked Birmingham 1905 (E.S). Also a square single compartment leather box with embossed silver lid hallmarked London 1904 (CWJSNS). (5).

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
3 Silver. Circular stamp coil dispensers, 46x33mm with a shield (motto "Vita Scientia Amicitia") on the lid marked "Edm San Giovanni, Sterling"; 38x18mm with an engraved hinged lid; 30x28mm with an embossed border to the lid, marked "Sterling, IBCo"; also another small dispenser by the same maker missing its lid. (4).

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
4 Brass / Metal. Large brass (or brass coloured) metal desk boxes with decorated lifting lids, one to three stamp compartments, one finely made box with a large lifting handle, also a brass blotter, all fine quality, probably European or American. (6).

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
5 Brass. A large and heavy brass desk stamp box, lifting lid revealing five stamp compartments, ornately decorated, the large base with four feet, 12½x22½cm, a substantial box of fine quality.

Est. £80-100

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
6 Brass. Desk accessories comprising pen tray with stamp box at one end, stylised leaf pattern to the lid, 280x58mm, marked "Bradley Hubbard Mfg Co"; similarly marked brass box containing a glass inkwell, engraved sides and lifting lid, 78x78x43mm; circular weighted stamp dispenser, 58x52mm; blotter depicting a horse drawn mail coach, 121x71x30mm; and an unusual letter rack with three compartment stamp box in front, the three letter racks folding down for storage, marked "D.R.G.M 237670, GES GESCH.", approx 140x150x35mm when folded flat. Five heavy, good quality items. (5).

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
7 Stamp boxes made from Agate inlaid into wood, marble (faults), bone, ivory, mother of pearl (2, one overlain with pierced brass coloured metal), brass with black glass lids and base (2), glass (with a brass lid and base), metal with a base and lid of agate (2), ceramics (3, one Limoges), also a mother of pearl and silver paper knife, etc. (17).

Est. £300-400

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
8 The Wonderland Postage-Stamp Case within its card folder, both depicting Alice on the cover, together with the 40 page booklet "Eight or Nine Wise Words about Letter-Writing" by Lewis Carroll (printed by Emberlin and Son, Oxford, published 1890), all within the printed envelope, originally sold for 1/-. Fine condition, containing KEVII ½d - 1/- mint stamps.

Est. £70-80

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
9 1904 Hallmarked silver postal scales (Birmingham 1904, maker "L&S") with a drawer for stamps at the base, the top with an engraved crest, lettering worn from the bone scale of weights/rates, otherwise fine. A superb combined stamp box and postal scales, 85x50x95mm.

Est. £200-250

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
10 image1872 Hallmarked Silver travelling inkwell (London 1872, maker "TJ") with compartments for matches and candles, sealing wax holder in the lid, the fold down side with a candle holder, all sides finely engraved, impressed retailers details "SCHAFER, 27 PICCADILLY", a small drawer for stamps below the internal match compartment. A superb high quality item, weight 245g. Photo on Page 8. (Image1)

Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
11 c.1900 Novelty Salt and Pepper Pots in the shape of letter boxes, well made from brass coloured metal, probably American, height 55mm. (2).

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
12 Postal Scales. 1883-1940 Salter's Postal Scales with weights to 7lb, 11lb (7) or 16lb (7), six differing parcel rates including scarce first type scale headed "INLAND PARCELS POST" with top rate of 1/- for 5-7lb (in operation 1883-86). Also an empty G.P.O tin for holding a similar scale. (16).

Est. £180-220

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
13 Letter Box. c.1860 Metal Safety Letter Box, Queen Victoria's head embossed in the centre with "LETTERS" and "PAPERS" at either side, impressed registration number and makers name "STEVENS & SON", 147x64mm with an opening aperture of 114x38mm. A very rare and unusual survivor.

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
14 Letter Clips. c.1870 Victorian letter clips, one made of iron, the others all brass, five bearing the makers names including "M. Myers & Son Patent No. 1870" with a horseshoe design, clip with two entwined swans by W. Dowler of Birmingham, "Loewes Leaf Holder manufactured by Merry Phipson & Parker" featuring the Prince of Wales feathers, also a fine brass clip in the shape of a scallop shell bearing further shells and seaweed, "J&B Radcliff Patentees Birmingham" clip with fruit and flowers, etc. A fine and unusual group. (7).

Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
15 Two brass G.P.O registration label dispensers made by Bladon of Birmingham, for dispensing labels from rolls; and a brass mailbag sealer from Nottingham, with attached label and two keys. (3).

Est. £80-100

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
16 Two linen pennants with a Crown and Posthorn and "ROYAL MAIL" sewn in red letters, intended to be flown from contract mail ships, approximately 7 foot long, superb condition, apparently having never been used, possibly 1920s, two very rare survivors. (2).

Est. £200-300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
17 Miniature Letterboxes. Mainly tin or other metals, including money boxes, coronation souvenirs, etc. (c.42), also some other ceramics. (42+).

Est. £80-100

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
Post Office Handstamps
Lot Symbol Descrip Opening
18 G.B. c.1858 Handstamp with Cambridge c.d.s, patent screw device attaching the metal cancel to the finely turned handle. A scarce early handstamp.

Est. £80-100

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
19 G.B. c.1880 Scottish duplex handstamp, the town name and number uncut, a screw device attaching the metal cancel to the finely turned handle. A scarce unfinished duplex handstamp.

Est. £80-100

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
20 G.B. - Mailbag Seals. c.1880-1950 Handstamps with turned wooden handles, the brass ends with place name and central crown, used to impress mailbag seals. Handstamps comprise Castle Douglas, Keig, Pointon, Eppleby, Kelmarsh, Bughthorpe, Crosswood, Northfield, Wickham, Skeith, Bramley, Burnhervie, St Katherines and Onllwyn, all fine. (13).

Est. £280-320

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
21 G.B. - Postage Due Handstamps. c.1900-50s Handstamps including "1d / TO PAY" and "5d / TO PAY" (both probably Scottish), and seven boxed handstamps showing a combined charge and reason for the postage due with the office number in the corner, all with turned wooden handles. (9).

Est. £140-160

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
22 G.B. c.1920-40 Handstamps with triangular framed "232" of Cuckfield or the Scottish handstamp "S.99", used on printed matter mail. Also a third handstamp with "302" within a star, possibly telegraphic, all with turned wooden handles. (3).

Est. £60-80

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
23 G.B. - Registration. c.1950s-80 Oval registered handstamps of March and Leatherhead, both with turned wooden handles, and a 1980s Registered handstamp of March with steel and wood handle, contained within two wooden boxes, one containing a set of month letters and days for use within the handstamp. (3).

Est. £70-100

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
24 G.B. c.1960-2000 Explanatory handstamps including postage due marks, nine with wooden handles, ten with plastic or metal handles, 14 others set into wood without handles. (33).

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
25 G.B. - Parcel Post. c.1950s-90s Handstamps with turned wooden handles contained within six G.P.O metal boxes (five of which contain month and day slugs for use within the handstamps). The rubber ended handstamps comprise oval "PARCEL POST / PAID" types for Tiverton, Barrow in Furness and March (faults), and rectangular boxed types for Crewe, March, Budleigh Salterton, Tiverton, Llangranog and Appleby. An unusual lot. (9 handstamps in 6 tins).

Est. £200-240

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.

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