Victorian Silver & Enamel Triple Sprung Compartment Stamp Box

George Heath, London 1891
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A fine Victorian silver and enamel rectangular triple compartment Stamp Box, the flat hinged lid with superb inset enamel depictions of Victorian half-penny vermilion, one penny lilac and two and a half penny purple on blue stamps. The silver gilt interior with three sprung compartments.

By George Heath, London 1891. Retailed by W. Thornhill & Co., 144 New Bond St, W.

A similar example sold in The “Paris” collection, by Christie’s December 2002 and then by Spink July 2005 lot 507. Sold for £15’000 plus premium.

£3,450.00

Condition
A few minor surface dinks and scratches, the enamel perfect
Dimensions
H
19 mm (0.75 inches)
W
71 mm (2.80 inches)
D
34 mm (1.34 inches)
Weight
98.00 Grams (3.15 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
KB1
Medium
Silver & Enamel