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Georgian Silver "Postage Stamp" Wine Label - P (Port)     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S153
Period: George III
Year: 1814
Silversmith: Thomas Phipps, Edward Robinson &James Phipps
Place: London
Price: $ 190.00
Weight: 10 grams
Condition: Good - one chain link has been repaired, repair is good and does not detract from item.

Description: A single letter "Postage Stamp" silver wine label, which has been scratch engraved P (for Port). The label is rectangular, with a reeded edge. Given it's shape and size, these have been called "Postage Stamp" labels, they were first produced by Phipps and Robinson in the late 1790's (Wine Labels, 1730-2003, John Salter, pg 70).
Georgian Silver
Port wine label

Georgian Silver
Port wine label

Georgian Silver
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