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Sale 1143 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, Featuring The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 November, 2016

Category — Stamp Boxes

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3580
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3580, Stamp BoxesAsprey of London, 1910, Asprey of London, 1910Asprey of London, 1910. Sterling in the form of William Shakespeare's desk at his house in Stratford Upon Avon, mark on back, lid of desk with hinge that opens to two slanted compartments, a very rare stamp box

E. 1,000-1,500
400
3581
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3581, Stamp BoxesW. Avery & Son, Redditch, 1878, W. Avery & Son, Redditch, 1878W. Avery & Son, Redditch, 1878. Beautiful ornate design, one side showing embossed Penny Black stamp, other side showing Rowland with inscription above, opens in half by hinge with each side a compartment for stamps

E. 400-500
200
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3582
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3582, Stamp BoxesBirmingham 1903 Sterling, Birmingham 1903 SterlingBirmingham 1903 Sterling. Pocket watch holder and stamp box combination, leather wrapped with silver outlining, bottom with hinged lid opening to two stamp compartments, top part opens to removable pocket watch with green velvet lining, some dents and wear to leather, a rare combination

E. 400-500
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3583
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3583, Stamp BoxesBirmingham 1904 Sterling and Leather, Birmingham 1904 Sterling and LeatherBirmingham 1904 Sterling and Leather. Silver outlay on leather stamp box with notepad combined, wedge design and silver framed compartments at top with hinge window opening into two enclosed compartments

E. 500-750
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3584
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3584, Stamp BoxesBirmingham 1904 Sterling, Birmingham 1904 SterlingBirmingham 1904 Sterling. In the shape of a coal shuttle with handle at top, hinged lid with front window showing stamp, opens to single compartment, some minor dents to lid, rare and attractive

E. 400-500
200
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3585
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3585, Stamp BoxesBirmingham 1909 Sterling, Birmingham 1909 SterlingBirmingham 1909 Sterling. Wheelbarrow design, spring loaded hinged lid opening into small compartment, a rare and intriguing design

E. 750-1,000
375
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3586
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3586, Stamp BoxesBirmingham 1909 Sterling, Birmingham 1909 SterlingBirmingham 1909 Sterling. Form of a wheelbarrow, similar to prior design but without the spring loaded lid

E. 300-400
150
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3587
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3587, Stamp BoxesBirmingham 1909 Sterling, Birmingham 1909 SterlingBirmingham 1909 Sterling. Inkwell and stamp box combination, tall standing design with square feet, hinged lid at top covering inkwell, small drawer at front for stamps (difficult to open)

E. 500-750
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3588
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3588, Stamp BoxesBirmingham 1909 Sterling, Birmingham 1909 SterlingBirmingham 1909 Sterling. Pen tray with stamp box on either side standing on scroll feet, box with hinged top opening into curved compartment, engraved inscription underneath, couple slight dings easily fixable

E. 400-500
200
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3589
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3589, Stamp BoxesBirmingham 1911 Sterling, Birmingham 1911 SterlingBirmingham 1911 Sterling. Large octagon shaped inkwell with flap at top, combination with flap towards bottom with hinge that opens into a single compartment with "Stamps" in cursive engraved on outside

E. 750-1,000
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3590
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3590, Stamp BoxesChester 1901 Sterling, Chester 1901 SterlingChester 1901 Sterling. Rectangular design with three individual hinged window lids opening to gold washed sloped compartment for stamps, a rare stamp box

E. 750-1,000
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3591
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3591, Stamp BoxesChester 1901 Sterling, Chester 1901 SterlingChester 1901 Sterling. Inkwell and stamp box combination, trough design with scroll legs, middle with hinged inkwell flanked by either side with hinged flaps opening into deep curved compartments for stamps

E. 500-750
250
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3592
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3592, Stamp BoxesJ. Dudley, Southsea, J. Dudley, SouthseaJ. Dudley, Southsea. Rectangular sterling design with mark on interior flap from 1894, monogram at top, hinged top flap opening into three individual spring loaded gilded compartments which are still fully functional, interior with gold wash, quite scarce

E. 750-1,000
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3593
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3593, Stamp BoxesGoldsmiths Company, 112 Regent St., 1896, Goldsmiths Company, 112 Regent St., 1896Goldsmiths Company, 112 Regent St., 1896. Plain design mounted on larger base, mark at bottom, spring loaded hinged top with cursive "Stamp" engraved opening to two gold wash sloped compartments

E. 400-500
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3594
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3594, Stamp BoxesMatthew John Jessop, 1903, Matthew John Jessop, 1903Matthew John Jessop, 1903. Rectangular design opening up to dual sovereign and stamp compartment combination, each spring loaded and still functional, an interesting combination case for stamps and coins

E. 400-500
200
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3595
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3595, Stamp BoxesLeitao & Ir., Lisboa, Leitao & Ir., LisboaLeitao & Ir., Lisboa. Sterling with mark at bottom also indicating "Titulo", "RLMC" monogram at top and ornamental corners, inset hardwood three compartment tray, front opening top with gold wash interior, scarce box from a company still producing jewelry to this day

E. 300-400
250
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3596
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3596, Stamp BoxesLevi & Salamon, 1901, Levi & Salamon, 1901Levi & Salamon, 1901. Standing trough design with four ball feet, ornate spring loaded window lid which opens to two curved compartments for stamps

E. 300-400
150
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3597
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3597, Stamp BoxesShiebler & Co, 1900s, Shiebler & Co, 1900sShiebler & Co, 1900s. Heavily embossed ornate floral design, hinged lid opening to three sloped compartments with each having nine stars cut out, those compartments are additionally hinged to open into larger compartment into base of box, very small damage to one corner which is barely noticeable

E. 500-750
200
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3598
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3598, Stamp BoxesTiffany & Co., France, Tiffany & Co., FranceTiffany & Co., France. Sterling and marked at bottom, violet enamel ornate floral design at top with floral design at sides, two compartments with gold wash interior

E. 500-750
400
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3599
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3599, Stamp BoxesTiffany & Co. Makers, Tiffany & Co. MakersTiffany & Co. Makers. Sterling in gold wash and mark at bottom, cherub statuette at top screwed into base with dispensing slit for coil

E. 300-400
150
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3600
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3600, Stamp BoxesWalker & Hall, 1913 Sterling, Walker & Hall, 1913 SterlingWalker & Hall, 1913 Sterling. Stamp box and pen holder combination mounted on tapered base, marked on side, pen holder with five barred grate with removable holder made of bone, stamp case with hinge flap and "Stamps" in cursive on top covering three dipped trays with gold wash, ex Paris Collection

E. 400-500
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3601
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3601, Stamp BoxesWilson & Gill, Regent St., Wilson & Gill, Regent St.Wilson & Gill, Regent St.. Large treasury inkstand with mark at bottom from 1907, with lion head handles at either side, ornate side edges, large hinged top opening into two large ink wells, pen tray and small hinged flap opening into sloped stamp compartment, extraordinarily rare inkstand

E. 1,500-2,000
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3602
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3602, Stamp BoxesEnamel Cloisonne Box, Enamel Cloisonne BoxEnamel Cloisonne Box. Multicolored cloisonne floral design at top with metallic blue background, hinge opening at top, double tray inside

E. 300-400
150
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3603
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3603, Stamp BoxesEnglish 1903 Sterling, English 1903 SterlingEnglish 1903 Sterling. Box and calendar combined (not original to box), two hinged lids on either side of calendar opening into rounded interior, design at base

E. 400-500
200
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3604
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3604, Stamp BoxesFrench Theme Marble and Gilded Brass, French Theme Marble and Gilded BrassFrench Theme Marble and Gilded Brass. Marble top surrounded by gilded brass with elegant floral design, cherub design at top, hinge flap opening to three sloping compartments for stamps

E. 300-400
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3605
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3605, Stamp BoxesGilded Brass Stamp Box, 1860s, Gilded Brass Stamp Box, 1860sGilded Brass Stamp Box, 1860s. Five stamp compartments in a pyramid design, green stones set between boxes at bottom, each box with hinge lid opening into compartment, rare and handsome design

E. 1,000-1,500
500
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3606
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3606, Stamp BoxesHieroglyphic Gold Case, Hieroglyphic Gold CaseHieroglyphic Gold Case. Gold plated Egyptian theme with pretty hieroglyphic scene on outward top, hinge opening, large interior compartment with another scene

E. 300-400
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3607
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3607, Stamp BoxesIvory Box, Ivory BoxIvory Box. "LB" Monogram on top, top flap opening with brass latch in front, two sloped compartments

E. 300-400
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3608
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3608, Stamp BoxesLondon 1885 Sterling Cigarette Case, London 1885 Sterling Cigarette CaseLondon 1885 Sterling Cigarette Case. In the form of an envelope, enamel stamp cancelled in London and addressed to Cairo, even with Cairo arrival datestamp on reverse

E. 1,000-1,500
500
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3609
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3609, Stamp BoxesLondon 1901 Sterling, London 1901 SterlingLondon 1901 Sterling. Neat box mounted on skirted base, sloped front window lid with spring loaded hinge opening into two gold washed sloped compartments

E. 400-500
200
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3610
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3610, Stamp BoxesMetal Stamp Box, 1860s, Metal Stamp Box, 1860sMetal Stamp Box, 1860s. Six compartment Rubik's Cube design stamp box, each side with raised hinged flap with window opening into compartment, top compartment goes thru center to other opening, an interesting design

E. 500-750
250
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3611
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3611, Stamp BoxesMetal Stamp Box, 1874, Metal Stamp Box, 1874Metal Stamp Box, 1874. Each side with embossed bust of Queen Victoria reading "Stamp Case, Regd. Aug. 1, 1874", opens in half by hinge to reveal interior compartment with four individual sleeves for stamps reading "-1/2d", "1d", "2d" and "R" (for receipt stamps), an interesting design of which only two or three examples are known

E. 500-750
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3612
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3612, Stamp BoxesSix Compartment Stamp Case, 1900s, Six Compartment Stamp Case, 1900sSix Compartment Stamp Case, 1900s. Rectangular design with expertly crafted engraving all around, each side with hinged lid opening to three gold wash sloped compartments, both lids with small cabochon stone

E. 500-750
250
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3613
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3613, Stamp BoxesStamp Moistener, Stamp MoistenerStamp Moistener. Bronze with body in green glass in the design of a dog, the green glass body as the reservoir for liquid, sponge and stick attached to head which comes out to moisten stamps for adhering to envelopes

E. 400-500
200
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3614
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3614, Stamp BoxesTortoise Shell Box, 1894, Tortoise Shell Box, 1894Tortoise Shell Box, 1894. Hinged lid with cursive "Stamps" in silver at top (Chester 1894) opening into two wooden sloped compartments with velvet at top, a very rare stamp case

E. 400-500
425
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3615
 
Stamp Box and Ephemera Balance. An incredible array of over 80 stamp boxes with a wide variety of sizes and shapes from one compartment to three or four, much of them are sterling silver but also wood, porcelain, leather and brass, a few well-known names such as Tiffany & Co., with most from the turn of the century thru 1930s, we notice a couple combination boxes, additional ephemera material incl. magnifying glass, small scales, letter opener and even moistening device for adhering stamps to envelopes, as with any collection this size, some small bumps are to be expected but nothing damaged to any large degree

A RARE BALANCE OFFERING OF OVER 80 STAMP BOXES PLUS OTHER EPHEMERA. AN IDEAL FOUNDATION LOT FOR THE COLLECTOR LOOKING TO BUILD UPON AND CONTINUE THIS WONDERFUL ARRAY.

Each item was purchased as an individual lot from philatelic auctions over the course of years. We notice quite a few of these retail a few hundred pounds each.

E. 5,000-7,500
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