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A Fine Military Campaign Lap Desk by 'Dobson'

Stock No

4379

Member since
2015
  • £1,350.00
  • €1,567 Euro
  • $1,655 US Dollar

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Item Description

A fine military campaign writing desk by 'Dobson, Hardwareman, Stationer &c, No.166 Strand London'.
Mahogany with brass straps and corners all securely fixed with steel screws, a drawer running the full width at the base of the box. A brass plate of conforming outline with the escutcheon is beautifully engraved with the crersts of a lion and that of a dragon. Within the desk is a baize lined writing surface, lecturn ledge and well concealed secret drawers.
The principle lock was made by Tompson of Birmingham, the original key is present and passes both the interior lock and the main outer lock.
English circa 1830.
w:19 7/8 in x d:10 1/4 in x h:6 1/2 in

Item Info

Seller

WALPOLES

Seller Location

London, UK

Item Dimensions

-

Period

19th Century

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

United Kingdom

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Contact No

+44 (0)207 7275263

+44 (0)7831 561042

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