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Stamp auction - 21 July 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 21 July 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 139 - Stamp Boxes & Other Collectables
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
162     19th Century Victorian brass postal scale on serpentine hardwood base with four ball feet, marked S.(AMSON) MORDAN & CO. LONDON, with four brass weights. Good unrestored condition. (1) £70 to 90 N/S
163     19th-20th Century fine Mauchline dagger type paper knife with photo illustration 'Queens Gap Leyburn Shawl' - one side British Postal Information, also 'The Popular Paper Knife' both sides printed World Wide Postal Information, with silver replica US stamps of 1869 marked 1986 (Ameripex), 925 sterling silver, enamelled in colour, 15c & 24c with centres inverted. (4) £50 to 60 N/S
164     20th Century five tinplate savings money boxes incl. Oxo - Coronation KEVIII & KGVI types, one green Irish, two plastic, one pottery, two crested china pillar boxes, two different brass, one brass barrel & tin plate strong box. Also large toy wooden mail box with five enclosed wooden letters. (15) £60 to 70 N/S
165     20th Century pair Japanese matching three compartment stamp boxes, black lacquer overall with fine gold floral decoration. Also green silk covered card case with smaller matching stamp case. All fine & attractive. (4) £80 to 90 N/S
166     An early brass postal scale on polished oak base, letter plate engraved 'Inland Postal Rates for Letters etc.' with four brass weights. Good condition. (1) £55 to 75 N/S
167     Chinese decorated lacquer stamp box - two compartments, an English brass paper clip with novelty stamp box attachment, white metal case marked 'STAMPS' & three leather booklet holders marked 'STAMPS' plus Post Office Savings Bank 'book style' money box etc. (12) £40 to 50 N/S
168     GOLD PLATED hall marked STERLING SILVER STAMPS (total 15oz). The Empire collection of 25 different mainly high value definitives incl. BEA 50r Victoria, Cape of Good Hope 4d, India QV 25r, Jamaica KGV 10s, Malta QV 5s, Nova Scotia 1s, Straits Settlements KEVII $500 presented in a plush padded leather case. £250 to 300 N/S
169     Silver stamp case in book form marked STAMPS & 925 silver mark. (1) £25 to 35 N/S
170     STERLING SILVER hallmarked Great Britain stamp collection of 25 different incl. 1840 1d black, QV £5 orange, QB £1 brown, KEVII 10s & £1 etc. (total weight 15.5oz) Presented in an attractive modern display case. £250 to 300 N/S
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