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.
No doubt not to everyone’s taste but this Russian, silver-gilt stamp box is certainly arresting. It is lot 1519 in John Nicholson’s auction on 21 February 2019.
Fieldings Auctioneers sale on 1st December 2018 has five lots which include stamp boxes. The illustration is Lot 224, a really classic stamp box design.
Details here: fieldings
If you like your stamp boxes as part of a desk compendium and spectacular, this will be hard to beat.
It is being offered by Matthew Barton Ltd in their sale on 21/22 November, see it catalogued here.
Our picture of a Russian lacquered stamp box is one lot of more than 40 lots of stamp boxes in the Barbara Kirk auction on 23 October 2018. The catalogue may be viewed here.
Our photo shows one lot in the Barbara Kirk Auctions‘ sale on 14 August 2018. More then 30 lots include stamp boxes; many of the lots are single boxes, some are mixed lots of two or three. The catalogue is available here.
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.
Here’s something you may have missed: this fabulous Tiffany box was sold last December by Sotheby’s New York for $47,500 (against an estimate of $20,000 – $30,000). For more photographs, provenance, and lots of information on Tiffany, do see the catalogue on their website: Sotheby’s.
This is one of seventeen lots of stamp boxes in the upcoming Woolley & Wallis auction on 25 April 2017. They are part of The Arthur Holder Collection, the first part of which was offered in their auction last October. We reported it here on 27 September 2016.
The current catalogue is available on-line here.
This silver and enamel stamp box was made by Mordan & Co and hallmarked for London 1891. It was sold on eBay on 2 April 2017 following an exciting auction. The vendor listed it with the minimum starting price of 99p. Bids followed quickly and were into three figures by the end of the first day. As the auction approached its close, bidding stood at £1,400. A flurry of bids in the closing minute took it to its final price of £2,662.