Antique Victorian Walnut & Brass Campaign Writing Box Slope SECRET DRAWERS

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller awilsonantiques (78) 100%, Location: Tiverton, Tarporley, Cheshire, Ships to: GB & many other countries, Item: 163733128652 PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER SITE cgfclocks for feedbackAntique Victorian Walnut & Brass Campaign Writing Box Slope SECRET DRAWERS DESCRIPTION:This is superb Victorian Walnut brass bound writing box which dates to circa 1840 / 1860. This really is an superb article, as you can see from the photographs this writing box is made from the most exquisite Walnut which has the most superb grain. It has a stunning interior, which incorporates three beautiful secret drawers. The quality of this box is exceptional. The exterior is beautifully brass bound and there is a nicely shaped plate to the key hole and the top of the box. The top of the box has been engraved 'Presented to Mr E. E. Mare JULY 14th 1903', this will have been engraved at a later date then when the box was made. The box is complete with it's original lock and key which is a lovely feature. When the lid is lifted this reveals the black tooled writing slope. The top is then released by two catches to give access to a compartments which has been nicely polished. The bottom section of the writing slope contains two ink bottle compartment (but there is no ink bottles). Then there is a stamp slide to one side and a lidded compartment to the other and a pen rest to the centre. To access the bottom compartments which has been nicely polished, the bottom section of the slope is lifted. The secret drawers are located behind a polished panel. To access the secret drawers, the ink bottle compartment to the right (if you are looking at the box with the secret drawer panel in front of you as shown in the photographs) has a thin piece of partitioning wood to it's left which is lifted up. This allows the covering plate to be released. The three secret drawers are lovely quality as can be seen from the photographs and have nice ribbon handles. DIMENSIONS:The approximate dimensions are: - 17.75 inches / 45 cm long- 9.75 inches / 25 cm deep- 7 inches / 17.5 cm high AGE:The writing box is circa 1840 / 1860. CONDITION:The writing box is in good condition, just minor knocks and marks commensurate with age as can be seen from the photographs. In addition along the joint of the leather slope to the top compartment is split and there is an indent to the back right corner of the lid, please view last two photographs. Please study photographs carefully as they form part of the description and condition, as what you view is exactly what you will receive. Overall it is a wonderful writing box which would grace any home, so happy bidding 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. ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION' / ‘SELLER LEGAL INFORMATION’ PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER SITE cgfclocks for feedback. Ref: writing box 23 Condition: Please see photographs and description. The writing box is in good condition, just minor knocks and marks commensurate with age as can be seen from the photographs. In addition along the joint of the leather slope to the top compartment is split and there is an indent to the back right corner of the lid, please view last two photographs. Please study photographs carefully as they form part of the description and condition, as what you view is exactly what you will receive., Style/ Period: Victorian, Product: Boxes, Age: 1850-1899, Primary Material: Wood/ Woodenware, Sub-Type: Walnut, Product Sub-Type: Writing Boxes/ Slopes, Original/Repro: Original, Featured Refinements: Secret Box

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