Victorian Patented American Sterling Silver & Enamel Envelope Form Double Stamp Case

Gorham Manufacturing Co, New York c1890
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A fine quality late 19th century American patented sterling silver double Stamp Case of envelope form, the front enameled with a red George Washington 2 cents stamp, franked - " New York 1892" and engraved with the name and address - "Dr Pershing, Lawrence, Long Island". The reverse enameled with a received mark for 12.25.91. The silver gilt interior stamped: STERLING PAT JUNE 24 90.

Almost certainly by The Gorham Manufacturing Co, New York, c1890.

Dr. Edward ("Ned") Hamilton Pershing attened public schools in Pottsville, Pa., graduated from Princeton University in 1886, received a medical degree from the College of Phycians and Surgeons of New Yor City in 1892, served in a surgery intership , dedades practicing medicine in Lawerence and Woodmere, Long Island, New York. He was married and spent time vacationing in Hawaii. He retired to New Hope, Pa.

£485.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
31 mm (1.22 inches)
W
49 mm (1.93 inches)
D
6 mm (0.24 inches)
Weight
20.50 Grams (0.66 troy ounces)
Country
America
Stock Code
TRS150620H
Medium
Silver