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A Victorian turned stained-ivory and carnelian desk seal for Oswald Smith, second quarter 19th century
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A Victorian turned stained-ivory and carnelian desk seal for Oswald Smith, second quarter 19th century
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Recollections of Places Past, Property from the Estate of Sir John and Lady Smith

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A Victorian turned stained-ivory and carnelian desk seal for Oswald Smith, second quarter 19th century
the matrix with initials 'OS' and Smith crest of an elephant and a gold-cased carnelian fob seal engraved 'JMC' and crested and a late Victorian painted stationary stamp, the matrix engraved GS in monogram together with a Coronation souvenir gilt-brass and red velvet box in the form of St Edward's crown by Fisher/188 Strand, (11cm. by 11cm.) 
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desk seal: 9cm. high; 3½in.
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Provenance

The desk seal probably Oswald Augustus Smith (1826-1902) or possibly Guy Oswald Smith (1861-1928). The stamp probably Guy Oswald Smith. The fob seal unknown.

Recollections of Places Past, Property from the Estate of Sir John and Lady Smith

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London