Result list 5 November 2022

Here are the results of our 5 November 2022 sale. Unsold items can be purchased in our after-sale at the start price plus 20% sales commission (+ VAT/Postage if applicable). First come, first served. Offer valid until 4 Dec. 2022.

Lotnumber: 335
62 PAS-DE-CALAIS. BOULOGNE s/m. Action de F1000. black on vellum. #328. No 286. Decorative border. The company was formed to manufacture wood-and-steel pens, and quickly gained a strong reputation. A BlanzyPoure steel pen was used by President Lincoln to sign the Emancipation Procamation on January 1, 1863. Boulogne-sur-Mer, France, and Birmingham, England, were the principal centres worldwide for the manufacture of steel pens. The steel pen was known to the Romans - one was found at Pompeii and is now in the Naples museum. Extremely rare.
Date: 1 July 1852
Quality: VF-EF
Startprice: € 300