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Item:143333041175Impressive looking writing slope in Rosewood with excellent patina, grain and colour. Brass straps, corner protectors, flush fitting carrying handles, cartouche and key escutcheon. Some minor knocks and scratches but nothing of note. Please study the numerous photos as they are an important part of the description. Inside there are 2 inkwell compartments, pen tray, stamp slope and lidded compartment for spare nibs etc. This box has candle sconces which when not in use are housed under the the pen tray. It also has a lectern facility, the timber bar for this is housed under the large writing board when not in use. The underdrawer is accessed by removing the brass pin on box edge. The secret drawer is accessed by removing the pen tray and candle sconces then lifting the divider between the stamp slope and pen tray, the spring loaded drawer pops out. The secret compartment is accessed by lifting the small writing board then removing the left hand partition divider, this then allows you to lift the base revealing the secret compartment. The hinges are in good order as are both working locks and keys. New leather skivers have been fitted to the writing boards and new baize to the base to protect furniture when in use or on display. A quality box with all the extras of its time and if cared for will be good for another 200+ years. VERY HEAVY BOX Dimensions: Width 20 1/2 52cm Depth 11” 28cm Height 7 3/4” 19.5cm Postage All items sent within 1 day of purchase excluding weekends and Bank . The item should arrive within 24 hours Overseas postage All prices are estimates so please ask for a price to your country before you buy. The estimated price is the dearest if I put the cheapest I may have to ask for more so please ask for a quote it could be less! CANNOT SEND TO P.O.BOX ADDRESSPrimary Material:Wood/ Woodenware, Style/ Period:Georgian, Age:1850-1899, Product:Boxes, Sub-Type:Rosewood, Original/Repro:Original, Product Sub-Type:Writing Boxes/ Slopes
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Large Georgian Writing Slope/ Box Secret Comp Secret Drawers Underdrawer Lectern