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Stamp auction - 29 November 2012 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 29 November 2012. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 143 - Stamp Boxes & Other Collectables
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
108     CHINESE STAMP BOXES 20th Century (early) pair enamelled stamp boxes with one or two compartments incl. Cloisonne decoration; another brass with hardstone fruit, also one heavy with metal engraved fruit. (4) £50 to 60 £62.00
109     CHINESE STAMP BOXES 20th Century (early) four attractive enamelled stamp boxes with one or two compartments incl. Cloisonné decoration with floral or symbolic decoration. (4) £55 to 65 £66.00
110     DESK STAMP BOX 20th Century (early) bronze European desk stamp box & pen tray with three stamp compartments and in fine quality; also fabric covered stamp box with taper holder & wax tapers. (2) £30 to 45 £30.00
111     POSTAL SCALE 19th Century small brass postal scale raised on brass feet with three weights on polished serpentine wooden base, in good condition. (1) £40 to 50 £40.00
112     AIRWEIGH LETTER BALANCE all metal letter balance with five original weights complete, Birmingham manufactured, also with original cardboard box which illustrates balance. (1) £35 to 45 £56.00
113     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 £40.00
114     MONEY BOXES Circa 1930'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) £25 to 30 £25.00
115     POSTAL SCALES - Brass Victorian postal scale on polished serpentine base with three weights, letter plate engraved 'Postal Rates for Letters' etc. maker shown Johnson Bros. Birmingham, another larger brass postal scale weighs to 16oz with seven brass weights, marked Warranted Accurate. (2) £50 to 60 £60.00
116     STAMP BOX 1906 two compartment red leather covered stamp box with silver top, 1906 Birmingham hallmark - maker L.S (Levi Saloman) £40 to 65 £62.00
117     VICTORIAN POSTAL SCALE with weights, engraved letter plate 'Rates of Postage' 1oz 1d to 12oz 4d, maker S.Mordan, London. Very good condition. (1) £40 to 55 £40.00
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