Category Archives: Auctions

Schuyler Rumsey Auction

Once again, an auction by Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions of San Francisco, to be held on 12-13 December 2019, features a large number of stamp boxes such as the one shown here.
Full details can be found on their website here.
The full catalogue available on that site is a large file. The first part of the catalogue with lots containing stamp boxes is available here.

Russian Stamp Box at Auction

Jackson’s Auctioneers of Cedar Falls, Iowa, U.S.A., is offering this Russian, enamelled, silver stamp box in its auction on 19/20 November 2019. It is described as follows:

The rectangular box formed as a jewel casket. The exterior enamelled with scrolling pink blossoms against a stippled gilt ground with bracket feet. The hinged lid opening to reveal a three-compartment divider for different denominations of stamps. Hallmarked Moscow 1908-1917, maker’s mark “11 A” for the 11th Artel, and 84 silver standard, as well as scratched inventory number. Length 3.1 inches (8 cm).

It is on their website is here

Schuyler Rumsey Auction

This stamp box is one of many featured in the forthcoming auction by Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions of San Francisco to be held on 4-6 October 2019.
Full details can be found on their website here.
The full catalogue available on that site is a large file. The first part of the catalogue with lots containing stamp boxes is available here.

“The Sewing Sale”

Why are we reporting on the Bleasdales auction to be held on 25 July 2018 titled “The Sewing Sale”?

It’s because Mauchline ware and Tartan ware feature heavily and at least 9 mixed lots include a stamp box. Our illustration is from Lot 117 which comprises 6 Tartan ware items.  The catalogue may be viewed from here.