A very attractive and unusual antique silver American Stamp Case. Beautifully decorated with ornate scrolls to the front and back and with an engraved cartouche on the front with initials 'JMS' and on the back '1895'. Marks are visible on one side ' Sterling' along with the maker: Howard & Co Sterling Co. When opened a waxed paper booklet is revealed where stamps can be stored.
A rare stamp case and in super antique collector's condition.
Marks: Howard & Co Sterling Co, Sterling (this Company operated during the period 1878 - 1902).
Measurements: 7.8 cm x 5 cm x 9.6 mm
Weight: 41 grams
Weights and measurements are approximate.