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Auction: 23027 - Stamps and Covers of Great Britain
Lot: 2036

Great Britain
Postal History
A Victorian arched top Country House Post Box in coromandel wood (42.5 x 26.75cm.), with Leuchars & Son. 38-39 Piccadilly timepiece.
On a splayed plinth, with the shuttered posting slot, engraved LETTERS, with lock and key, the interior in luxurious satinwood or fruitwood which is impressed with a diamond stamp, identifying the date of the box.
Sold together with a letter, franked 1864-79 1d. Plate 197 (perfin.) dated 1878 (Feb.) from Chapman, Son & Co., Gold Medal ""Cabinet & Leather Goods manufctory", advertising three examples of the "Registered Clock Letter Box", the most expensive being made in Coromandel wood, as herewith.
A magnificent and exceptionally rare Post Box in superb condition

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£4,000 to £5,000

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