London, South Kensington
10 December 2002
Three silver-plated W.M.F. stamp boxes
GERMAN, STAMPED W.M.F.
the first on four scrollwork feet, the domed cover with chased flowers and scrollwork -- 13.3cms; a three-division stamp case with hammered finish cover -- 7.5cms; and a combination stamp case and desk blotter, engraved with a date and initials -- 13cms.
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