Antique Victorian Stamp Case, Silk Embroidered Verse "In England Letters Find No Grace
But once you had purchased your one penny stamp you needed somewhere safe to store it. What simpler case can one have than two small sheets of perforated Bristol Board held together by strong red silk thread. An uplifting verse stitched to the front and back in pale blue silk thread makes the perfect decoration. It reads....
In England Letters To the reverse To guard her head Find no grace- From dust or damp Unless they bear Accept this Victoria's face. For postage stamps
Measuring a mere 2.4" by 2.2". Condition is excellent. It is missing its original little paper insert but easily replaced with a folded piece of paper. A super item to add to your collection or a super sampler for a dolls house wall!
Item ID: TA071091
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