A Russian silver and gem-set "railroad" stamp box, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1877

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In Russian style and of heavy weight, engraved and enameled with a railway map of Central Russia with each town, including Moscow, Tver, Kostroma, Vladimir, Nizhni Novgorod, Ryazan, Tula, Kaluga, Smolensk, etc. marked by a diamond, the borders chased with strapwork, the interior fitted with various compartments for stamps, 84 standard
width 5 1/8 in.
13 cm