c1860 British Silverplate Blue Banded Agate Stamp Box


A beautiful antique c1860 British silverplate mounted banded blue agate stone box for holding postage stamps. The box is rectangular in shape and stands on 4 blue agate ball feet. The box is decorated with 2 agate panels on the top and bottom. Opening the lid reveals 2 square compartments with a slanted bottom in order to slide out the stamps with a finger more easily. The condition is extremely good with a perfect polished surface on the agate.
Size: 6.5 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm (2 ½ x 2 ½ x 1 inches)
Weight: 49 g