Rare and desirable circa 1870s Large brass stamp box and moistener combined in the form of a cash register, decoratively embossed on top (Winged man on horse with top hat and whip), front and sides with a curlique design; the front opening to reveal a large glass roller mounted in glass tray, with triple compartment stamp box at the top. British made, marked RN 51623 on the bottom. Measures 4 x 3½ x 3¼ H
Vintage Art Nouveau solid brass 3-comp. stamp box with Sunflower and intertwined leaves on lid, measuring 3¼ x 2 x 1¼ H; also heavy bronze 2-comp. Box with rope design on top & sides. Meas. 2¼ x 1¾ x 1" H.
Rare American Indian pattern vintage "Tiffany Studios New York" Bronze three compartment stamp box, serial No. 1184. Aged with great patina, and in perfect condition. Measures 4¾ x 2¾ x 1¾" H. A rare popular design!
Art Nouveau 4-compartment metal stamp box (brass inside) with enameled water lilies and brass medalion of St. Stephen's Cathedral on top. Made in Austria and marked Ges. Gesch on bottom. Also two plain brass boxes of same vintage with same markings. Measures 3¼ x 2¼ x 1"H.
Rare Stained Glass and Bronze/Copper three compartment stamp box with copper flower design on lid and beaded edges. Marked Colonial MFG Company, New York on lid. The Colonial Mfg Co., were in competion with Tiffany in New York City. Measures 5½ x 3½ x 2" H.
Three antique Japanese Bronze stamp boxes with applied copper & brass medallions depicting Birds, Flowers, Baskets, Butterflys and Cranes, on top and sides, with single (2) and three sloped sections (dividers missing on one). Variour measurments from 1" square to 3 x 1¾ x 1" H & 2 x 1¼ x 1¼" H.
Three antique brass 3-section stamp boxes, various sizes, including one with beveled glass lid; one with raised floral design on lid; and one with double black border on lid (marked "Bradley & Hubbard Mfg. Co.). Nice group!
Group of five Brass/Bronze stamp boxes, including four 2-section and one 3-section types, one footed box with handle on lid. One made in Austria, and two marked KO & Co. Quadruple Plate, of various sizes.
Rare early 20th c. Antique Bronze & Copper 3-section box with ornate finial and trim on lid and around base. Produced by the premier NYC firm est. in 1895 and engraved in script "E. F. Caldwell & Co. Inc., New York" on the underside of lid. Measures 4 x 3 x 2" H.
Two 3-section boxes, one small heavy bronze box marked "Germany" with black enameled lid with gold leaves (rubbed). The other gold-tone box enscribed "STAMPS" on the lid, and marked "Quadrupleplate" on the bottom. Nice pair of unusual stamp boxes.
Sterling Silver c. 1890 combination Ink Blotter and two single stamp box sections on top, with scalloped edges all around. British manufactured with four Hallmarks on front edge. Measures 4½ x 2½ x 2¼" H.
Antique Silver plated combination stamp and pen nib box with open filigree design on sides and with raised pen nib and and 2c Washington Small Banknote stamp engraved on the top of the lid. Marked on bottom "Wilcox Silver Plate Co., Meriden, Conn., Quadruple-Plate, Ser. No. 7023 Gilt". Measures 3½ x 1¾ x ¾" H. Scarce!
Rare Antique Japanese Enamel and Cloisonee 2-section stamp box, front opening hinged top, multicolored purple floral and Butterflys with turquoise beaded trim and enamel inside. Measures 3½ x 2¾ x 1¼" H. Perfect condtion!
Sterling Silver 2-section square box, with engraved Penny Black Victoria stamp on top, engraved on underside of lid "Stamp Box Society 1990, Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Penny Black. Limited edition no. 12/40". Hallmarked on side, measuring 2¼ x 1½ x ¾" H. Scarce with only 40 made.
Two small antique silver plated single section stamp boxes one painted black on top and sides, marked "Derby Silver Co., Ser. No. 4301, 99"; The other marked "Meridens Silver Plate, Quadruple Plate 1" on bottom.
Two antique Chinese brass single section stamp boxes, one with engraved flower and leaves on lid. The other multi-colored enamel with blue background and flowers on lid and sides. Both marked "China" on base. Measuring 2¼ x 1½ x 1¼" H and 1 1/8 x 1½ x 1 1/8" H.
Two antique Chinese brass 2 and 3-section stamp boxes, with multi-colored enamel views of a Pagoda, Trees and Building on lid and sides. The largest measures 4½ x 1½ x 1 3/8" H. Both marked "China" on base.
Two boxes, a vintage Chinese red cloisonne 2-section box, with enameled flowers on lid and sides; the other single section box with enameled animals, people and pagoda, both. marked "China" on the bottom.
Four vintage Chinese brass and enameled single section boxes with flowers on lid and sides. Two with green background, one blue and one white with gold flowers (unusual). All marked "China" on the bottom.
Antique Chinese brass and White Jade stamp box with carved flowers and leaves pattern on lid, single section, with engraved leaves on four sides, measuring 1¼ x 1½ x 1½" H. Marked «MADE IN CHINA» on the bottom, a real beauty.
Unusual Antique combination Crystal Ink Well and Stamp Holder on Brass tray with chain attached to the lid of the ink well to the stamp holder. Ornate design around edge of tray and on lid of ink well. Excellent condition.
Highly unusual and Rare Antique Olive wood combination Stamp Box and Ink Well in the shape of a Coffin! Two sections inside with ceramic cup. Handle on lid and hook closure. Excellent condition, 5 x 2¼ x 1½" H.
Rare Antique Russian wood stamp box covered in tooled leather with gold trim, measuring 3¾ x 2¾ x 2½" H. Original paper seal on bottom from "Magazine More" (store) in Moscow. Also red lacquer box with three horses on lid. (Russian stamp boxes do not have slopes inside). Two boxes in lot.
Antique inlaid Italian florentine wood 2-section stamp box dated 1909 on bottom, with tiny mosaic squares around bottom edge on 4 sides and lid, also with two winged dragons/griffins. Excellent condition, 3½ x 2 x 1" H.
Two antique inlaid Italian olive wood 2-section stamp boxes. One with tiny mosaic squares around sides and diamond shapes on top. Other box painted light green with dark green scroll around lid with serpent in center. Both about same size, and in excellent condition.
Antique Italian (Florentine) c. 1890 Leather 3-section stamp box with tooled gold flowers, leaves and trim on top, sides and base, with silk inside. Original paper seal on bottom "Giovani Gheradini, Manufactory, Firenze". Very good condition, measures 3½ x 2¾ x 1½" H.
Antique "Pyrography" wooden 2-section stamp box, with burned flower and leaves into the wood on top and sides. Marked "Flemish Art Co., New York, No. 776" with their trade mark on the bottom. Measures 2¾ x 2 x 2" H.
Rare 19th c. Antique Swiss carved wood "Rooster Head" single stamp box, with hinged lid and red painted combs and resin eye. A most unusual and unique item, in excellent condition. Measures 3 x 2¼ x 1" H.
Rare Tunbridge Ware inlaid Antique wood stamp box, circa 1850-1870 before slopes added to these boxes, worded "POSTAGE" on the lid, with multi-wood mosaic from the Kentish town of Tunbridge. Measures 2½ x 1¼ x ¾" H.
Three antique carved wood stamp boxes. Two Swiss boxes, a 2-section box in the form of a book with "Lindau" carved in the lid; a 3-section blond wood with raised flower and leaves with "Triberg" on the lid; and a French 3-section box with "Cascarine / Le Prince" (a Constipation medicine) carved on the lid, and "Importe" carved on the bottom. Scarce little group in very good condition.
Three wooden stamp boxes. A large 3-section box from India with carved flowers on the lid; a plain olive wood 2-section box; and a carved 3-section box with flowers and clovers on the lid, dated 1882 in Tennessee on the bottom (ink stain on lid). Three nice boxes.
Two scarce c. 1880 Antique Mauchlen Ware 2-section boxes, with transfer printed views on the top of "Bunker Hill Monument" with pull-up lid and "United States Capitol, Washington" with hinged lid. Different sizes and great condition.
Limoges hand painted porcelain 2-section stamp box, marked "Decore main Limoges L-D" on the bottom, with pink flowers, green leaves and blue crossed lines on the lid, and blue lines around the sides. Bronze trim and clasp on hinged lid. Excellent condition, 2½ x 1½ x 1" H.
Limoges completely hand painted porcelain 2-section stamp box, marked "Peint main Limoges" on the bottom, with magenta and white glaze and gold decorations. Hinged lid with bronze trim and Eagle clasp. Excellent condition, 3¼ x 1¼ x 1" H.
Vintage Antique Ladies Porcelain Hand Painted Floral Vanity 2-section stamp box, with green, brown and yellow leaves and vines on the lid. Marked "M Z /Austria" with Crown over Imperial Eagle, and with artist signature "Shook". pink Measures 3 x 2 x 1¼ "H. Excellent.
Lady’s postage stamp dispenser for coils in delicate porcelain with gold floral handle on the cover top and an intricate floral pattern on base and lid with raised flower colors tipped by hand. Gold trimmed, a lovely piece.
Two Lady’s hand-painted porcelian stamp boxes and a coil dispenser. A single section long box with raised handle and yellow flowers on the lid and gold trim all around; the other 3-section dark blue and white box with gold trim; and the large coil disperser has cobalt blue and gold trim on the lid and body. All unmarked and in excellent condition, of various sizes.
Rare 1893 Antique vulcanite stamp box, circular screw top with complements of Massachusetts Benefit Life Association, Boston and portrait of president, reverse with 1893 Dessau calendar. Soiled and portrait torn.
Rare 1890s vulcanite stamp box, circular screw top with celluloid inserts, Complements of Hartford Life Insurance Co., advertising, and portrait of president, reverse with information on Hartford, Conn. Company. VF like new.
Very Rare tiny combination stamp case and postal scale, British made marked with postage in Ounces and Pence, Reg. No. 102604, with ring at top, and clasp at bottom for attaching a letter to be weighed. Less than 1" square in size and ¼" thick. In complete working order!
Sterling silver, 1890, envelope design with inset enamel 2¢ Washington cancelled by New York postmark, facsimile receiving backstamp and envelope flap design, top side opening. Marked "Pat. June 24 '90, Patented, Sterling" inside.
Sterling Silver, heavy booklet case with raised BPOE Elks design and emblem on front side, and engraved letters "WFF" on reverse. Marked "Sterling - Patented Nov, 22, 1910" inside. Unusual and scarce case.raised floral design on both sides and top opening, with paper interleaveing inside. Marked "Sterling" on inside edge.
Rare Sterling Silver stamp case and combination match safe; top opening for storage of matches and slide-out compartment for storage of stamps. Heavy embossed design with "Stamps" on the slide-out drawer, and match striker on the bottom. Marked «Sterling 5444» on inside edge. Beautiful piece.
Scarce Silver plate Hotel Advertising stamp case and combination match safe; flip-top opening for storage of matches and separate compartment for stamps, marked "Postage Stamps - Pat, Oct 14 '92" inside. Engraved on the front "The Lafayette - 14 South Warren St. - Trenton, N.J. - Nicholas Jahn, Prop." Match striker on back side.
Rare small size silverplate unmarked slide-out case, lid with raised design of UX9 1c Jefferson postal card & simulated "New York / P.O." 1890 postmark. Reverse with simulated message and arrival cancel. Gold plated outside.
Rare small size silverplate unmarked slide-out case, lid with raised design of UX9 1c Jefferson postal card & simulated "New York / P.O." 1890 postmark. Reverse with simulated message and arrival cancel.