Antique Victorian Campaign Slope Writing Box wi Brass fittings & SECRET DRAWERS

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Seller: davew500tvr (139) 100%, Location: Colwyn Bay, Ships to: GB, Item: 283585625573 A once lovely slope writing box that was once forced open causing internal damage including missing lock keep (probably due to lost key) and which is therefore in need of repair and refurbishment.The brass polishes up really well with some elbow grease as indicated by the top right hand rear corner protector and the exterior of the case is in generally good condition with no deep scratches, dents or major chips and the missing brass trim from the front is inside the box for polishing/refitting.The box has a ‘secret ‘ compartment and two secret drawers with hidden release mechanism and is complete with it’s original glass ink bottle with screw top.According to my long-departed grandfather it did once confound a burglar which might explain the damage!With a little effort and some TLC could make a very desirable ‘Slope’ worth £200 - £300.Delivery to UK mainland addresses only or collection from Colwyn Bay (LL29) or Stockport (SK8) by arrangement. Condition: A great prospect for repair/refurbishment with a good exterior (missing brass strip inside Box - see photos) which will polish up really well (see rear right hand corner in photo). Was broken into at some point in the past (key and part lock missing) causing internal damage as shown in photos., Style/ Period: Victorian, Product: Boxes, Age: 1850-1899, Primary Material: Wood/ Woodenware, Sub-Type: Hardwood, Product Sub-Type: Writing Boxes/ Slopes, Original/Repro: Original

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