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Stamp auction - 10 March 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - Stamp Boxes & Other Collectables
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
86     1894 National Medal for Success in Art in bronze to Florence Grant. Obverse Q.Victoria (young head) by W.Wyon in case of issue, EF. £20 to 30 £24.00
87     19thC gilded metal desk stamp box with 3 compartments, attractive neo-classical decoration overall, central cornucopia bearing female figure with peacock (JUNO), most attractive, possible French origin. (1) £80 to 100 N/S
88     BOXED HAND STAMP 1919 steel single d/stamp with turned hardwood handle for 1919 Victory Loan Campaign - Birmingham in wooden box fitted & containing various date slugs - P.O Stores Dept, Studd Street, London, receipt accompanies. (1) £100 to 150 £100.00
89     BRASS POSTAL SCALE on convex polished wooden base with three ball feet, five graduated brass weights, good condition. (1) £40 to 50 £46.00
90     Circa 1910 Art Nouveau style copper desk stamp box with three compartments, a brass card case in same style & a wooden polished stamp box. (3) £30 to 40 N/S
91     COMBINATION VICTORIAN STAMP BOX & LETTER SCALE 19thC brass engraved envelope style letter scale & stamp box with postage rates 1872-97, weighs to 6oz, attached suspension ring & letter clip, shows registration number -most unusual. (1) £50 to 70 £76.00
92     Early 20thC brass GPO postal scales marked GPO Degrave & Co. London, wooden base shows some wear also marked GPO, with 4 GPO brass weights. £50 to 70 £50.00
93     MONEY BOXES C1930's four post office savings bank, coin boxes, two blue & two green (always opened at post office), with three different style letter scales, one boxed & pocket carried, others with quadrant & pointer. Good condition. (7) £30 to 40 N/S
94     POST OFFICE LETTER WEIGHT 1839 pattern in brass approx 30mm, one side shows 'for Rowland Hills plan of penny postage, Sylvester & Co. 27 Strand, for H. Hooper 12 Aug 1839,' other side Royal Arms - 5 days before the Postal Reform Bill was passed, small hole at top. Scarce. (1) £40 to 60 £56.00
95     SILVER STAMP HOLDER in book form with swivel action, marked Sterling & 925 hallmark. (1) £30 to 35 £30.00
96     SILVER STAMP MOISTENER 1900 fancy silver trough with detachable roller, fine Birmingham hallmark for 1900 - maker L.E (Laurence Emanuel), fine. (1) £100 to 120 £115.00
97     SILVER STAMP MOISTENER 19thC a dark stamp moistener, simulating a grindstone, mounted on bevelled glass stand, fine London hallmark for 1896, few chips to glass base, maker J.G & S. (1) £150 to 200 N/S
98     STAMP BOX 1902 red leather covered stamp box with single curved compartment, silver top with Birmingham 1902 hallmark - maker C.P.S. (1) £40 to 55 N/S
99     STAMP BOX 1906 two compartment red leather covered stamp box with silver top, 1906 Birmingham hallmark - maker L.S (Levi Saloman) £60 to 80 N/S
100     STAMP DISPENSERS - 20thC group of American stamp roll dispensers, four decorated porcelain, with fine C1910 import retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low, Boston, pair brass types, one with printed stamp roll & cancelled stamp, 2 leather booklet holders. (8) £40 to 50 £40.00
101     STERLING SILVER STAMPS International Society of Postmasters complete collection of 50 world rarities neatly displayed in a plush presentation folder incl. British Guiana 1c, Mauritius 1847 Post Office, Straits Settlements 1910 $500, Hawaii 2c Missionary, Romania 1858 Moldavian Bull, USA 2c Pan American inverted centre, Sweden 1855 2 skilling, France 1869 5f, India 1852 Scinde Dawk, Switzerland 1865 Basel Dove & many more iconic classics of world philately. Viewing essential. £300 to 400 £250.00
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