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London Fine Ltd
London Fine Ltd is located in Hele, United Kingdom

Antique Campaign Writing Slope, Ship's Captain, Correspondence, Desk, Victorian

REF: 18.6919 / LA320687
£3950
€4432
$5274
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Description
This is an antique campaign writing slope. An English, mahogany ship's captain's correspondence desk, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1850. Superior campaign piece with captivating roll-top action Displays a desirable aged patina Select mahogany shows fine grain interest Rich caramel hues to the wax polish finish Upon opening the front drawer, the roll-top arcs backwards to reveal the secret gallery Raising from its recess, the 8 compartment letter rack flanks a central mirrored door The writing slope in two parts, the upper of which conceals another compartment Dressed in vibrant purple velour with rich, golden tooled border Dressed with a shield shaped brass escutcheon with working inset lock — key present Brass drop handles on shaped backs, with similar handle to the rising compartment Campaign handles to the sides feature recessed pulls with demi-lune handles Striking, brass X-shaped dressing to the gallery sides — the right pushing in to lower the piece This is a beguiling antique campaign writing slope, with an automated mechanism that will delight for years to come. A rare opportunity, this piece is set to be a fine addition to any collection or home. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home. Dimensions: Max Width: 44cm (17.25'') Max Depth: 45cm (17.75'') Max Height: 27.5cm (10.75'') Open Width: 44cm (17.25'') Open Depth: 66cm (26'') Open Height: 41.5cm (16.25'') We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all of our antiques. We ship worldwide with professional packing and attractive rates – please send us your post / zip code and country for a quote. Free delivery to most of the U.K. – Please send us your post code for confirmation. Deliveries taking on average ten working days to arrive at your door from receipt of payment. Please contact us if you require any further information - we are here to help. Our Ref: 18.6919

measurements

Height:
27.5 cm
Width:
44 cm
Depth:
45 cm

declaration

London Fine Ltd has clarified that the Antique Campaign Writing Slope, Ship's Captain, Correspondence, Desk, Victorian (LA320687) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1850

condition

Presented in very good antique condition.

additional info

Material:
Origin:
English
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c.1850

delivery

We ship worldwide with professional packing and attractive rates – please send us your post / zip code and country for a quote. Free delivery to most of the U.K. – Please send us your post code for confirmation. Deliveries taking on average ten working days to arrive at your door from receipt of payment.

location

This Antique Campaign Writing Slope, Ship's Captain, Correspondence, Desk, Victorian is located in Hele, United Kingdom

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