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 1891 and the name - "Wife A.D.Poe?". The reverse enameled with a received mark for 12.25.91. The sprung 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

£320.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
25 mm (0.98 inches)
W
33 mm (1.30 inches)
D
6 mm (0.24 inches)
Weight
11.00 Grams (0.35 troy ounces)
Country
America
Stock Code
TRS150620J
Medium
Silver & Enamel