Victorian Patented American Sterling Silver & Enamel Envelope Form Stamp Case

Gorham Manufacturing Co, New York c1890
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A late 19th century patented American sterling silver and enamel novelty Stamp Case made in the form of an Envelope. The front enameled with a red George Washington 2 cents stamp, a New York cancellation mark for 1890 and engraved with the name and address - "J G Baker, Cleveland, Ohio. The reverse enameled with a received mark for 10.14.90. The hinged lid opening at one corner and revealing a silver gilt interior stamped: STERLING PAT JUNE 24 90.

By The Gorham Manufacturing Co, New York, c1890

Reserved - £250.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair, the lid not quite closing flush.
Dimensions
H
25 mm (0.98 inches)
W
33 mm (1.30 inches)
D
6 mm (0.24 inches)
Weight
9.30 Grams (0.30 troy ounces)
Country
America
Stock Code
TRS150620L
Medium
Silver