Antique Victorian Mahogany & Brass Campaign Writing Box Slope with DRAWER

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Seller: longcaseclockman (803) 100%, Location: Tarporley, Ships to: GB & many other countries, Item: 133132762452 DESCRIPTION:This is super Victorian Walnut brass bound Campaign writing box which dates to circa 1840 / 1860. This writing box is made from the mahogany and is being sold requiring some restoration. The mahogany has the some nice grain. It has a lovely rare feature of a drawer which pulls out from the side. The exterior is nicely inlaid with brass and although the brass plate to the key hole and the top of the box are lacking. To the sides are lovely carrying handles and to one end this allows the drawer to be pulled out. It has a fitted interior. When the lid is lifted this reveals the green fabric writing slope. The top is then released by a catch to give access to a compartments. The bottom section of the writing slope also lifts to give access to a compartment. The bottom section of the writing slope contains two ink bottle compartment. Then there is a pen rest with a little drawer below. DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: : 18.75”/ 45.5 cm wide x 10.25” / 26 cm deep x 6.25” / 16 cm high AGE: The writing box is circa 1840 / 1860. CONDITION: The writing box is in good condition but is being sold requiring some restoration. There are knocks and marks and shrinkage lines commensurate with age. The brass plate to the key hole and the top of the box are lacking. There is no key. The fitted section need some attention. Please study photographs carefully as they form part of the description and condition, as what you view is exactly what you will receive so sold as seen. Payment: Please ensure payment is made within 2 days of the end of the auction and collection is made within 14 days. Payment methods listed. For collection in person, cash on collection. Please email any other questions before bidding and only bid if you are serious about buying. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. Postage: POSTAGE IS TO ENGLAND WALES AND PARTS OF SCOTLAND, EXCLUDING THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS. Please note that there is a surcharge of £10 for delivery to: The Highlands and Islands of Scotland Postcodes IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE and also Northern Island, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly. Postcodes BT, IM, TR21-25. ref writing box 26. Condition: Please see photographs and description. This is being sold for restoration. The writing box is in good condition but is being sold requiring some restoration. There are knocks and marks and shrinkage lines commensurate with age. The brass plate to the key hole and the top of the box are lacking. There is no key. The fitted section need some attention. Please study photographs carefully as they form part of the description and condition, as what you view is exactly what you will receive so sold as seen., Style/ Period: Victorian, Sub-Type: Mahogany, Product: Writing box, Age: 1850-1899, Primary Material: Mahogany, Product Sub-Type: Writing Boxes/ Slopes, Original/Repro: Original

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