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On offer for sale is an outstanding quality Victorian writing box or lap-desk dating to circa 1870....Approximate dimensions 16 inches long by 9 3/4 inches wide and 6 inches high....This box is decorated in rosewood with mother of pearl inlay....Please check out the wonderful design with leaves and birds....The condition is very good for it's age, with just two very small and minor bits of mop missing, which are hardly worth mentioning....Beautiful inset brass handles on either end in fully working order...The interior leather covered slope shows signs of age and wear, but still very usable and just how you want it to look with a vintage piece like this....The interior is solid mahogany with three secret drawers which are accessed by pulling on one of the sides where the ink well sits....This is a very heavy box, and quality made in Britain back in the day....As with all old pieces like this you should expect to see usage marks, wear and other signs of general use, after all it is around 140 years old....Probably would have been a mop inset around the keyhole, but that has long since gone, but does not affect or detract from the box in any way....Whoever buys this box will not be disappointed as it is such a quality piece....AIRMAIL DELIVERY TO ALL PARTS OF THE USA, AND PARTS OF CANADA WILL BE $50, AND TO PARTS OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND WILL BE $75.... ITEMS USUALLY ARRIVE WITHIN A FEW DAYS....This item will be well packed to ensure it's safe arrival....Payment can be with paypal from customers with CONFIRMED and VERIFIED PAYPAL ACCOUNTS....Please check your paypal account status....Collection in person is not available, this item must be mailed to a verified address....Please email with any questions and thanks for looking in today.........
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Writing box...Lapdesk...Writing slope...
$275 USD SOLD
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