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Dominick & Haff Late 19th c. Sterling Silver Stamp Box
Silver : Sterling : Smalls

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4305f   $140.00


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Desk items, stamp boxes had one or more compartments to store individual postage.

This solid silver, two slot example was made by Dominick & Haff whose three part "rectangle, square, diamond" emblem, "Sterling," and model number "15" appear on the underside. It measures 2 1/2" by 1 1/2" by 7/8" high and weighs approximately 2.0 T. oz.

There is a solid dividing wall between the slots, while the bottoms are slanted to facilitate removing the stamps.

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Pair of Art Deco Alabaster and Marble Bird Bookends
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BNJalaGoosBo   $145.00


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A pair of carved alabaster bookends with hand carved geese on a marble base. Excellent condition, they measure 6.5" high, 5.5" long, 3.5" wide. More photos available upon request.

Gorham 1898 Sterling Silver Floral Handle Page Turner
Silver : Sterling

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Identified as a paper cutter in catalogues of its period, this item is typically referred to as a page turner or letter open today.

This large, 11 3/4" long, approximately 3.0 T. oz., solid silver example was made by Gorham whose "lion, anchor, G" emblem, the word "Sterling," model number "B177," and a date symbol for 1898 are stamped on the edge of the handle.

Cast and open, the handle is rococo in design, featuring an asymmetrical array of scrolls, blossoms, and leaves.

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Gorham No. 456 Sterling Silver Small Footed Dish
Silver : Sterling : Hollowware

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3451f   $75.00


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This 4" round, 5/8" high, just under 2.0 T. oz. shallow dish resting on four ball feet presents as rather mysterious in purpose, save that it is identified in Gorham's 1890 catalogue (see image 2).

Stamped with the company "lion, anchor, G", emblem, "Sterling," and model number "456" on the underside, it is actually part of a desk ensemble, namely the underplate, or as labeled, a tray, for a multi-lobed ink bottle.

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Staffordshire Quill Pen Holder Inkwell Bird Hatchlings Nest Snake
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BNJquilnest2   $295.00


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Antique Staffordshire porcelain quill pen holder featuring a confetti coleslaw nest with a dove with 2 hatchlings and a bright green snake. The inkwell has one hole for a quill. It is in excellent condition, any imperfections are firing flaws, typical of early Staffordshire pieces. Measures about is 2.5" high and 2.75" diameter. Circa 1840.

Large crystal peach paperweight unmarked quality made
Art Glass : Paperweights

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safn-5351   $25.00


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Large crystal clear peach paperweight with stem and leaf. Measures 3 1/4" tall life size to a real large peach. No chips cracks or scratches. This is a nice quality piece and very heavy. ground bottom, sticker is missing that had the name of the maker (darn it). This is a beauty!!

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Cast Bronze Metal Desk Pen Tray Marked
Metalware : Bronze

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JHpentray   $110.00


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Very nice heavy pen tray measuring 8" long and just under 2.5" wide. Initially I thought this was cast bronze, but it appears to be copper with a bronze finish.

Vintage 1930s Jumbo Type Set in original game box
Toys and Games

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safn-4853   $15.00


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Vintage 1930's era Jumbo type set in the original box complete with all 5/8" upper and lower case letters, wood stamp block, tweezers and ink pad in the original tin. Box lid is missing one end. Set no.6015 Made by TST CO in USA. A novel printing collectible.

Lucite Capsco souvenir paperweight of Washington DC
Souvenirs

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safn-4597   $15.00


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Vintage lucite faceted souvenir paperweight of Washington DC. Measures 2" tall & wide. Facets highlight different views. No scratches and has the original sticker.

Caithness Glass Spinning Top paperweight 191 / 750
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safn-4175   $68.00


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Art Glass Caithness Spinning Top Paperweight. This paperweight is numbered 191/750. So.. only 750 of them were made, I believe in the late 80's. Item is in excellent condition. Signed Caithness Glass Spinning top and the number can be found underneath this rare shaped beauty. Has a window to view it in diferent dimensions. Dimensions of item are: ~2 7/8” Tall, ~2 3/4" Diameter and Weighs: 1 lb 7.6oz. Perfect condition, Shes a beauty!!

Vintage Holland souvenir wood shoes desk organizer
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safn-3352   $15.00


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hand painted Flemish poker art decorated souvenir wooden shoes are a letter holder and has a hole in each shoe for your pen or pencils. All wood with wood burned pattern and highlighted with hand painted windmill, house and flowers. Stamped on the bottom, Made in Holland. Very nice other than some of the paint has chipped on the flowers. Varnish is nice and shiny. Measures 5 3/4" tall.

Costa Boda art glass cone shape paperweight
Art Glass : Paperweights

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safn-3285   $50.00


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Kosta Boda Cone Shaped Paperweight. Swedish Modern solid paperweight - unique - each one a little bit different. White explosion inside looks different from different angles. Measures 6 3/4" tall. Perfect condition. No tags or box.

Collectible die cast metal projector pencil sharpener
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safn-3271   $7.00


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Collectible Die Cast Miniature pencil Sharpener Old fashioned Movie Projector. Bronze color, moveable parts. 3 1/2 inches tall.

Die cast metal cable car pencil sharpener 1985
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safn-3270   $7.00


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SAN FRANCISCO CABLE CAR " DIE CAST PENCIL SHARPENER This Collectible Antique Bronze Finish Die Cast Metal Pencil Sharpener is made in China and measures 3 1/4" x 1 3/4" x 1". This sharpener will make an excellent start for, or addition to, a Pencil Sharpener Collection. Dated 1985.

Die cast metal pencil sharpener Cinderellas Coach
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safn-3269   $7.00


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CINDERELLA COACH " Die cast metal pencil sharpener. This Collectible Antique Bronze Finish Die Cast Metal and Plastic Pencil Sharpener is made in China and measures 4 " x 1 " x 1 1 /2 ". This Sharpener will make an excellent start for, or addition to, a Pencil Sharpener Collection.

Collectible die cast metal water pump pencil sharpener
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safn-3268   $8.00


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Older collectible miniature die cast metal pencil sharpener is shaped like an old hand pump for water. No markings and measures 3 1/2" tall. Moveable handle. Nice condition.

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