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Stamps (2) in box

Object Number: 
Z.1507.3a-d
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Wood, brass, cardboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 3 x 1 1/8 in. ( 1.9 x 7.6 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed paper label: on top of one handle: "Brighter / Hours / will come." intaglio (inverted): on face of one stamp: "BRIGHTER HOURS WILL COME" intaglio (inverted): on face of other stamp: "SOPHIA" stamped in red: on box lid: "MACYS" (with red star be
Description: 
Two small, circular brass stamps with wooden handles; in rectangular cardboard box.
Gallery Label: 
Found in box with tag labeled "Gift of W S Poor / 2 Seals & / 1880s MACYS / box."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter S. Poor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group