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LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1177   image1901-1902 South Carolina Interstate & West Indian Exposition. Aluminum slide-open holder (43 x 28mm). Front embossed "South Carolina & W.I. Exposition Charleston SC 1902." Bright-cut floral design on reverse. A scarce holder from this scarce exposition. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $150-200
Currently Opening at...$80.00
Will close during Public Auction
1178   image1901-1902 South Carolina Interstate & West Indian Exposition. Aluminum slide-open holder (27 x 32mm). Painted black overall with bright-cut text reading "Charleston 1901-2" on front and "Stamps" on reverse. A scarce holder from this scarce exposition. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $150-200
Currently Opening at...$80.00
Will close during Public Auction
1179   image1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. Gold washed base metal and multi-colored cloisonne enamel (40 x 28 x 18mm). This elaborately decorated top-hinged box includes a large fleur-de-lis with text reading "St. Louis 1904." Few small areas of missing enamel. An exceedingly scarce box for this exposition. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $200-300
Currently Opening at...$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1180   image1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. Silver plated base metal (38 x 38 x 18mm). Embossed lift-off top reveals sloped stamp compartment. Incised text on the top reads "1904 World’s Fair St. Louis." Uncommon holder from this fair. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1181   image1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. Aluminum slide-open holder (28 x 33mm). Embossed on front "St. Louis 1904" and on reverse "Souvenir World’s Fair." The most elaborate of the embossed aluminum boxes for this fair. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $50-75
Currently Opening at...$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
1182   image1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. Three pieces. Aluminum slide-open holders (33 x 28, 38 x 28, 42 x 28mm). Each with embossed St. Louis World’s Fair texts. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1183   image1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. 4 pieces. Aluminum slide-open holders (33 x 28mm (3), 28 x 42mm). Each with bright-cut St. Louis World’s Fair texts. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1184   image1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. 2 pieces. Aluminum slide-open holders (each 33 x 28mm). Black painted with bright-cut texts "World’s Fair St. Louis 1904". (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $50-75
Currently Opening at...$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
1185   image1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. Aluminum slide-open holder (33 x 28mm). Black printed design of eagle and flags with text reading "Souvenir World’s Fair St. Louis 1904" and embossed "Stamps" on reverse. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $50-75
Currently Opening at...$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
1186   image1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. Copper plated base metal (82 x 52 x 25mm). Top-opening holder with heavily embossed image of the Liberal Arts Building," with text "World’s Fair St. Louis." Some plating loss. Scarce holder. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1187   image1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. Celluloid (64x 39mm). Advertising booklet from Broderick & Bascom Rope Co. Celluloid covered booklet with calendar and glassine interleaves for stamps. Design on front features fantasy stamp and text "St. Louis World’s Fair 1903 USA". (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $50-75
Currently Opening at...$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
1188   image1905 Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition. Two pieces. Both aluminum slide-open holders (33 x 28mm and 27 x 43mm). Each with bright-cut texts reading "Portland Exposition 1905," and "Portland Expos. 1905." One with embossed "Stamps" on reverse. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1189   image1905 Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition. Aluminum slide-open holder (28 x 38mm). Embossed text on front reading "Lewis & Clark Centennial Portland Oregon 1905" and "For Stamps" on reverse. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $50-75
Currently Opening at...$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
1190   image1905 Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition. Aluminum slide-open holder with black printed design of forest and text "Lewis & Clark Exposition Portland OR 1905" and embossed "Stamps" on reverse. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $50-75
Currently Opening at...$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
1191   image1907 Jamestown Exposition. Aluminum slide-open holder with bright-cut text on front reading "Jamestown Expo. 1907" and embossed "Stamps" on reverse. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $50-75
Currently Opening at...$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
1192   image1907 Jamestown Exposition. Sterling silver (30 x 36mm). Loop-hinge at top. Embossed image of the "Auditorium" and additional text reading "Jamestown Exposition 1607-1907." Marked "STERLIMG" and scarce holder from this small exposition. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1193   image1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration. Leather (80 x 42mm). Folded leather pouch with pyrographic text "Hudson-Fulton Celebration 1609-1909" on front and image of tepee on back and text "stamps." Glassine interleaves and charts of postage rates inside. The only piece seen for this celebration. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1194   image1915 Panama Pacific Exposition. Sterling silver and red enamel (38 x 43 mm). Marked Shreve & Co. Stamp holder commissioned for the exposition by San Francisco Lodge No. 3 of the Benevolent Order of Elks (BPOE). Impressive, embossed designs on both sides. Without question, the finest and rarest stamp holder prepared for this exposition. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $400-600
Currently Opening at...$200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1195   image1915 Panama Pacific Exposition. Paper (79 x 42 mm). Colorful advertising stamp holder for the Prudential Insurance Co. Depicts ship passing by the Rock of Gibraltar. Inside are glassine interleaves. Text at upper-left reads "Panama Pacific International Exposition San Francisco 1915". (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $50-75
Currently Opening at...$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
1196   image1915 Panama Pacific Exposition. Gold-washed base metal (68 x 93 mm). Holder in the form of a letter box that opens at top to reveal two stamp trays. Applied embossed medallion on front with image of bear and text: "Exposition San Francisco 1915." Scare holder from this exposition. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1197   image1915-1916 Panama-California Exposition. Aluminum slide-open holder (32 x 27mm). Front has bright-cut "San Diego Expo. 1915" and embossed "Stamps" omitted reverse. No other designs for this exposition have been seen. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $50-75
Currently Opening at...$30.00
Will close during Public Auction
1198   image1933-1934 Century of Progress Exposition. Aluminum slide-open holder (28 x 43mm). Embossed on the front "1833-1933 Century of Progress Souvenir World’s Fair Chicago Ill." and embossed image of "Fort Dearborn" on the reverse. Stamp holders were becoming less popular souvenirs as the twentieth century moved on and this scarce piece is one of only two designs seen from this fair. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1199   image1939–1940 New York World’s Fair. Plated base metal (50 x 30 x 65mm). Holder in the form of a letter box that opens at top to reveal two stamp trays. Applied embossed medallion on front with image of Trylon & Perisphere and text "1939 New York World’s Fair." Stamp holders are rarely seen from this fair. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1200   imageStamp Holder. Silver plate over brass (87 x 43 x18 mm). Desk holder for stamps and pen nibbed perfs. Top features applied pen nibbed perf, embossed two-cent stamp (Sc. type A61) and engraved text "Everybody’s Friend." Bottom marked "Wilcox Silver Plate Co. Quadruple Plate Meriden Conn," Retains much of the original silver plate. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1201   imageStamp Holder. Silver plate over brass (87 x 43 x18 mm). Desk holder for stamps and pen nibbed perfs. Top features applied pen nibbed perf, embossed two-cent stamp (Sc. type A61) and engraved text "Everybody’s Friend." Bottom marked "Wilcox Silver Plate Co. Quadruple Plate Meriden Conn," Retains much of the original silver plate. Similar to previous lot, but embossed "stamp" deliberately not plated to reveal brass base. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1202   imageStamp Holder. Wood with applied tartan and US stamp (62 x 36 x 13 mm). Tartan ware box with applied 3c 1861 US stamp (Scott #65) surrounded by gold decorative border and text "M’Duff." Slides open from end to reveal two stamp trays. The application of a US stamp to Tartan Ware is exceedingly rare, this being the only one seen. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $200-300
Currently Opening at...$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1203   imageStamp Holder. Silver plate and enamel (100 x 51 x 28 mm). Silver plated box designed to hold two coil rolls. Top features enameled 2-cent and three-cent stamps (Sc. types A157 and A226) with wavy cancels in black. Text at bottom: "November 12th 1940." Gold wash interior. A lovely and scarce holder. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $200-300
Currently Opening at...$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1204   imageStamp Holder. Sterling (27 x 33 mm). Holder in form of a small, domed mailbox. Hinge opens from top. Front embossed "US MAIL." Gold washed inside. Marked "STERLING" on bottom with maker’s mark of George Shiebler & Co. (New York, NY). (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $150-200
Currently Opening at...$80.00
Will close during Public Auction
1205   imageStamp Holder. Sterling (28 x 35 mm). Holder in the form of a mail sack. Top attaches with loop. Attached chain with silver horseshoe. Embossed "U.S. MAIL" and marked "STERLING". (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1206   imageStamp Holder. Sterling (28 x 35 mm). Holder in the form of a mail sack. Top attaches with loop. Embossed "U.S. MAIL" on one side, the reverse with embossed image of two-cent "stamp" (Sc. type A61). Similar to previous lot, but with "stamp" design on reverse. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1207   imageStamp Holder. Two pieces. Silver and silver plate on brass (27 x 39 mm). Holder in the form of a mail sack. Opens at top with ball-clasp. Embossed "U.S. MAIL" on one side, the reverse with embossed image of two-cent "stamp" (Sc. type A61). This holder is often reproduced and accompanying this lot is a reproduction marked "925" (sterling). It is slightly larger but not as finely detailed. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1208   imageStamp Holder. Sterling (29 x 42 mm). Heavily embossed American eagle with spread wings and holding arrows and olive branches. "U.S. POSTAGE STAMPS" in decorative ribbon. Same design on both sides. Marked "STERLING." A great image. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1209   imageStamp Holder. Sterling (24 x 28 mm). Small holder with highly embossed American eagle surrounded by decorative border. Same design on both sides. Top attached with loop. Marked "STERLING" and marker’s mark "F&B." (Foster & Bailey, Providence, RI). (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1210   imageStamp Holder. 9K gold (28 x 22 mm). Small holder in form of envelope. Back flap opens from top hinge. Hallmarked "GV & Co." (Gourdel Vales & Co.). Marked ".375" and "9," and other hallmarks. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $150-200
Currently Opening at...$80.00
Will close during Public Auction
1211   imageStamp Holder. 9K gold (27 x 23 mm). Small holder in the form of an envelope. Decorated front and back with bight-cut engraving. Hallmarked "S.B. & S. Ltd" (S. Blanckensee & Son, Ltd.). Other hallmarks indicate it was made in Birmingham in 1912. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $150-200
Currently Opening at...$80.00
Will close during Public Auction
1212   imageStamp Holder. Silver plate over brass (32 x 30 mm). Holder in the form of a book. Embossed image of standing Uncle Sam "stamp" with text "WILL NOT PERMIT," and embossed circular postmark "BOSTON JUNE 17-92 10 A.M. MASS." Cover opens like book and held tight with decorative clasp. Gold wash inside. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1213   imageStamp Holder. Silver plate over brass (60 x 32 mm). Holder in form of envelope with embossed standing Uncle Sam "stamp" with text "WILL NOT PERMIT," and embossed circular postmark "PHILADELPHIA JULY 4 92 10 A.M. P.O. Back flap opens with top hinge. Scarce. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $150-200
Currently Opening at...$80.00
Will close during Public Auction
1214   imageStamp Holder. Silver plate over brass (60 x 32 mm). Holder in form of envelope with embossed Washington "stamp" (Sc. type A61), and embossed circular postmark "LOUISVILLE OCT 20 91 10 A.M. KY." Reverse with embossed circular postmark "P.O. 10.20.91 REC’D." Original leather insert with glassine pages to hold stamps. Back flap opens with top hinge. Scarce. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $150-200
Currently Opening at...$80.00
Will close during Public Auction
1215   imageStamp Holder. Silver plate over brass (32 x 30 mm). Holder in the form of a book. Embossed image of Washington "stamp" (Sc. type A61), with text and embossed circular postmark "NEW YORK MAY 20 7 P.M. P.O." Cover opens like book and held tight with decorative clasp. Gold wash inside. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction
1216   imageStamp Holder. Sterling (32 x 25 mm). Holder with embossed design similar to US Jefferson postal card (Sc. type PC5), and circular embossed postmark "NEW YORK MAY 20 7 A.M. P.O." The address is a play on words: "P.O. Stage Stamps, In." Unmarked. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $100-150
Currently Opening at...$50.00
Will close during Public Auction

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