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Antique brass bound walnut veneered writing box circa 1860.

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Reference:  wb132

Description:
A brass bound walnut veneered writing box  opening to an embossed  leather writing surface and compartments for writing implements and paper.

Origin: UK

Circa: 1860

Materials: walnut

Size: 40.6cm by 23.2cm by 14.6cm: 16 inches by 9.1inches by 5.6 inches.

Condition: good over all, working lock and key. Some wear to the original leather writing surface.

 

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The box retains its original embossed leather writing surface with both gold and blind embossing. 

As is usual the leather shows some wear consistent with age especially across the center.

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The box retains its original embossed leather writing surface with both gold and blind embossing. 

 

 Under the flaps there are compartments for paper.

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 Under the flaps there are compartments for paper.

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