On offer for sale is a beautiful quality made vintage writing box dating to circa 1875 era. Approximate dimensions 18 inches long by 10 3/8 inches wide and 6 3/4 inches high. Mahogany with solid brass trim and recessed brass handles. The condition is good for it's age with a couple of minor old repairs to the wood on the back near the hinges, small age crack on the lid and other normal signs of age related wear and usage marks. The box opens out into a writing slope. The leather is in good, but used condition, normal for it's age with some minor repairs to the lifting tabs. There are two secret drawers inside, which are accessed by pressing a small section on one end which releases the concealing panel inside. Comes with it's original key. Also has two ink wells with loose lids. This is a beautiful quality lapdesk that you will not be disappointed with, but please bear in mind this is a vintage item and will show normal signs of age, wear, and minor repairs as described. This is a heavy, quality box. AIRMAIL DELIVERY TO ALL PARTS OF THE USA & PARTS OF CANADA WILL BE $55, & TO PARTS OF AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND WILL BE $85. ITEMS USUALLY ARRIVE WITHIN JUST A FEW DAYS. This will be very well packaged to ensure it's safe arrival. Payment can be with paypal from customers with CONFIRMED PAYPAL ACCOUNTS. 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.