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Antique Writing box veneered in figured walnut circa 1880

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Reference:  WB467

Description:
WB467: Writing box veneered in figured walnut circa 1880
Writing box veneered in figured walnut, with rounded brass surround and brass lines. Strong Bramah lock.
Inside the box is veneered in ebonised wood. The writing surface is lined in the original blue gold-embossed leather. The inkwells are added (new). The flap lifts to a mahogany interior. There are two secret drawers. Working lock and key.
Small crack inside bottom.

Origin: UK

Circa: 1880

Materials:

Size: 35 cm by 22.5 cm by 15 cm: inches by inches by inches.

Condition: Working Bramah lock and key.

 

Writing box veneered in figured walnut circa 1880:  Writing box veneered in figured walnut, with rounded brass surround and brass lines. Strong Bramah lock. Inside the box is veneered in ebonised wood. The writing surface is lined in the original blue gold-embossed leather. The inkwells are added (new). The flap lifts to a mahogany interior. There are two secret drawers. Working lock and key.<br>
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Writing box veneered in figured walnut circa 1880:  Writing box veneered in figured walnut, with rounded brass surround and brass lines. Strong Bramah lock. Inside the box is veneered in ebonised wood. The writing surface is lined in the original blue gold-embossed leather. The inkwells are added (new). The flap lifts to a mahogany interior. There are two secret drawers. Working lock and key.<br>
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The writing surface is lined in the original blue gold-embossed leather. The inkwells are added (new). 

 

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The inkwells are added (new).

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Detail of two secret drawers and mahogany panel.

There are compartments for pens and inkwells in the upper part.

 

 

Working Bramah lock and key.

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