Antique Silver Edwardian Lantz Patent Stamp Dispenser and Moistener made in 1902


A rare Edwardian silver Lantz patent stamp dispenser and moistener.

Date 1902
Made By William Hornby
Location London
Stock Number W226x40
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Maker: William Hornby

A rare Edwardian silver Lantz patent stamp dispenser and moistener.

The sprung plunger with star shape dispenser inside the base affixes the stamp as it has been moistened by the sprinkler which unscrews.

Benjamin Lantz patented this device on the 5th August 1890.

The dispenser is in excellent condition.

Dimensions, height 8.25 cm.

Weight, 1.45 troy oz.

William Hornby

William James Hornby is first recorded at 304 City Road before removing to 14 Soho Square, Soho in 1884 where he was listed in 1899 as manufacturing goldsmith and in 1900 as a silversmith and pencil case maker. From 1900 he moved to Heddon Street, Regent Street. He died in 1914 but the business was continued by Henry Hill under the same style.

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