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Stamps and Postal History


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Lot 10507
Austria, Copper alloy boxes (3), plain lids, each with different finish, 3-compartment with extra compartment at back, plain tops, one mounted on onyx base, 3.25 x 2.5 x 1", mild-moderate wear, some dinging, F-VF.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10508
Austria, Copper alloy boxes (4), engraved designs, each with different finish, 3-compartment with extra compartment at back, all engraved with decorative designs, 3.25 x 2.5 x 1", one with mild wear and dinging, F-VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10509
Austria, Copper alloy boxes (4), engraved floral designs, each with different finish, 3-compartment with extra compartment at back, all engraved with floral designs, one enamled, 3.25 x 2.5 x 1", mild wear and dinging, F-VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10510
Austria, Copper alloy boxes (4), various designs, each with different finish, 3-compartment with extra compartment at back, various decorative designs, 3.25 x 2.5 x 1", mild-moderate wear, F-VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10511
Austria, Copper alloy boxes (4), various designs, smaller size, each with different finish, 3-compartment, various designs, 3.25 x 1.5 x 1", mild wear, F-VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10512
Austria, Copper alloy boxes (4), various designs, smaller size, each with different finish, 3-compartment, various designs, 3.25 x 1.5 x 1", mild wear, F-VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10513
Austria, Copper alloy boxes (5), various designs, each with different finish, 3-compartment with extra compartment at back, various decorative designs, 3.25 x 2.5 x 1", mild-moderate wear, F-VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10514
Austria, Metal box, agate mounted on brass setting on lid, finished in variegated brown enamel, triple box with extra compartment at back, 3.25 x 2.5 x 1", mild wear, F-VF.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10515
Austria, silver plated copper alloy Art Nouveau design, beautiful 4-compartment box (some wear) with classic Austrian Secessionist design, 1.5 x 4 x 1", hallmarked "WMFB OX," VF.
Realized $15.
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Lot 10516
Austria, silver plated copper alloy Art Nouveau design, beautiful 4-compartment box (some wear) with classic Austrian Secessionist design, heavy patina, 2.75 x 2.5 x 1", no hallmark, VF.
Realized $15.
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Lot 10517
France, copper alloy advertising box, 3-compartment copper alloy box, painted black, advertising on the inside lid "Bougie Eyquem" (sparkplugs!), rare and VF with only slight chipping.
Realized $15.
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Lot 10518
France, copper alloy souvenir boxes (2), two 3-compartment boxes, one simply brass plated (wth ding) from Lourdes; one with various floral applique (worn silver plating) from Grottos de Rethandere, F.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10519
France, engraved or embossed metal foil on wood (4), genre scenes: 2-compartment one engraved and one embossed of card players; 3- & 4--compartment pastoral scenes, worked on thin metal wrapped around wood, very unusual, F-VF.
Realized $30.
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Lot 10520
France, lacquered hand-painted in Japanese style (4), 3-compartment boxes, with Japanese genre scenes, one on red, three on black, all marked "Deposee" (trademark), fine examples of fin-du-siecle Japonisme style, VF.
Realized $40.
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Lot 10521
France, lacquered hand-painted in Japanese style (3), 3-compartment boxes, with Japanese genre scenes, one on red, the others on black, fine examples of fin-du-siecle Japonisme style, VF.
Realized $30.
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Lot 10522
France, lacquered hand-painted paper-mache, thematic (4), 3-compartment, all 2.5 x 3.5 1", 3 genre scenes (2 similar) and one floral, some fading and wear, F-VF.
Realized $30.
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Lot 10523
France, mixed materials each stamped "Timbres", 4 boxes: tan leather, red faux leather, black papier mache, black wood; 2-, 3- and 4-compartment, mild-moderate wear, F.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10524
France, silver-plated engraved pastoral scenes (3), 3-compartment "La Fete aux Village" + same image on large 5-compartment box, both from "Musee du Louvre" (shows only the base copper and may not have been plated) + 5-ompartment large box "Pastoral" (plating worn), interesting and usual, F.
Realized $20.
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Lot 10525
France, tinware advertising boxes (2), 3-compartment boxes with same Art Nouveau image of a woman on the outer lid; on the inner lid, one advertising Chatel-Guyon Miraton (maker of pastilles, laxatives, etc.), the other "Union-Werke" metalware imported by Jules Raynaly, Paris; inside are images of the 5c, 10c and 25c. Sower stamps, surface scratching, F.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10526
France, wood box in shape of a guitar, handmade three-string guitar box, 3-compartment with place for small pencil, 3 x 9 x 1.5" unique for the topical/thematic collector, VF.
Realized $40.
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Lot 10527
France, wood with copper alloy applique (2), 3-compartment boxes with alloy surround on lid and around base (marked "Unis/JFA/France)", one with additional inlaid alloy on lid, Art Deco period, VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10528
France, wood writing box in shape of a house, lovely box, roof lifts up to show an inkwell, brush, pencil or pen rack and 2 compartments for stamps, marked "Vittel" on lid, 3 x 5 x 3.5", unusual, VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10529
France, wooden advertising boxes (3), 3-compartment boxes, 2 incised for Le Prince Cascarine (a laxative) [one lid warped], one having "Postage Stamps" as well + the same box without the advertising, 2 x 4 x 1", rare, F-VF.
Realized $20.
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Lot 10530
France, wooden boxes with copper alloy applique and inlay (3), 3-compartment boxes of slightly different sizes, each with alloy surrounds on lid and base as well as different patterns of alloy inlay on lid, a lovely Art Deco group, slight dinging, F-FV.
Realized $20.
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Lot 10531
France, wooden souvenirs from various cities (11), various sizes, variously decorated from Cagnes, Contrexeville, Hyeres, Langrune, Lourdes, Marseille, Mer de Glace, Nice (2), Toulon and Trouville, a very difficualt group these days, F-VF.
Realized $90.
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Lot 10532
Germany, silver-plate stamp/coin pendant, combination of 2-coin change holder and stamp holder inscribed "Oeynhausen", 1.23 x 2.5 x 0.5", mild wear, unusual, F-VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10533
Great Britain, leather boxes with faux stamps or crest on lid, 3-compartment box with 1/2d., 1d, and 2 1/2d. faux stamps embossed in gold, 2 x 4 x 1.5", some corner and edge wear but scarce, also 1.25 x 2x 0.5" 2-compartment box with "Stamps" and crest on lid, F-FV.
Realized $20.
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Lot 10534
Great Britain, Mauchline Transfer Ware lid (4), 2-compartment boxes, each with black transfer on wood, 2 x 3 x 1/5", with images of Arles, Annecy, Orleans and Pierrefonds, mild wear, a lovely group, F-VF.
Realized $30.
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Lot 10535
Great Britain, Mauchline Ware Robertson Clan plaid, 2-compartment box, 1.75 x 2.5 x 0.75", edge wear, F-FV.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10536
Great Britain, silver plated copper alloy (3) engraved "Stamps", flat boxes, one marked "Samwal Britsh Made", other same design but not marked, one wth plating worn,useful group, F-VF.
Realized $15.
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Lot 10537
Great Britain, silver plated copper alloy, engraved lid, 2-compartment, engraved "Tit Bits/Stamp Case", VF and unusual.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10538
Great Britain, Tunbridge Ware letter opener, wood, tessellated handle design, 185x22x3 mm, most unusual, VF.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10539
Italy, wooden handpainted boxes (2), 2 4-compartment boxes with Italian scenes, old seaside scene marked "Made in Italy," the other a bridge panorama, VF.
Realized $15.
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Lot 10540
Japan, copper alloy boxes (3), various size 2-compartment boxes with Japanese motifs, not marked but most likely made in Japan, VF.
Realized $20.
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Lot 10541
Japan, copper alloy boxes (4), various size 1-compartment boxes with Japanese motifs, not marked but most likely made in Japan, VF.
Realized $20.
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Lot 10542
Netherlands, wooden handpainted boxes (2), 1 2-comparment and 1 4-compartment each with Dutch inspired themes, one with "Antonsrecht" handwritten on bottom depicting coach, other "The Old Mill," VF.
Realized $15.
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Lot 10543
Palestine, wooden olivewood box, 3-compartment box with engraved Jerusalem Cross and "Jerusalem" lettered in black, scarce, VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10544
Scandinavia, various materials (5), 1-, 2- and 3-compartment wooden boxes from Stockholm (handpainted), Halsingborg (engraved) and Vasteriuk (wood-burned) + 4-compartment metal box from Trondhjem and a 2-compartment tin box from Denmark (marked "Alfenide Tin," a scarce group in VF condition.
Realized $30.
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Lot 10545
Spain, wooden handpainted box, 2-compartment, handpainted flowers "Recuerdo de Zarauz," such Spanish boxes are rarely seen, VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10546
Switzerland, wooden advertising box, 3-compartment box with "Farine-Lactee/Galactina/Berne" inscribed on lid, 2 x 4 x 1", very rare ad box, VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10547
Switzerland, wooden boxes with cities specified (11), various sizes, carved, from Charmey, Geneva (2), Horat, Lausanne, Les Amants, Luzerne, Mannedorf (2, one painted), Wengernalp, Zeglingen, another very difficult group, VF.
Realized $70.
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Lot 10548
Switzerland, wooden boxes with cities specified (12), carved boxes, various sizes, from Beatenberg, Bern (2), Chillon, Gelterkinden, Grotto aux Fees, Geneva (with seller's label on bottom), Grindenwald, Interlaken, Montreux, Saas-Fee, Spiez, such groups are very difficult to assemble today, VF.
Realized $70.
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Lot 10549
Switzerland, wooden boxes, handpainted or engraved (4), 3 3-compartment and one 4-compartment boxes either handpainted or incised with Swiss motifs, VF.
Realized $30.
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Lot 10550
Switzerland, wooden boxes, handpainted or engraved (7), various sizes, handpainted with Swiss motifs, one inlaid, a lovely unusual group, VF.
Realized $45.
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Lot 10551
Switzerland, wooden handpainted boxes from specfied cities (8), various sizes, all handpainted with scenes from Chillon (3), Lac Leman, Lucerne, Montreus (2), Pontresina, another difficult group, VF.
Realized $60.
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Lot 10552
Worldwide, leather (5), various sizes (three similar to card carriers), no embossing, interesting group. F-VF.
Realized $15.
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Lot 10553
Worldwide, metal clad wood box, 3-compartment, 3.5 x 4 x 1.25", handmade wood box entirely clad in thin metal with embossed floral design, most unusual, VF.
Realized $5.
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Lot 10554
Worldwide, sterling silver "Stamps" applique to lid (2), 2-compartment (wood) & 4-compartment box (leather), each with hallmarked silver applique, unusual, F-VF.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10555
Worldwide, various stamp boxes (50), various sizes, various materials, all with faults or damage, some reparable, G-F.
Realized $150.
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Lot 10556
Worldwide, wooden writing box, shaped like a desk with 2 open compartments and a lid covering a 3-compartment stamp holder, unusual, VF.
Realized $5.
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