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  • Antique William IV Rosewood & Mother-Of-Pearl Inlaid Lady's Travel Compendium

    The top 'false' drawer contains an array of little sections into which to put things, the most interesting are the sections with 'covers'. Firstly the two which have bows of silk on them slide out, they open into little 'books' of felt into which I believe little 'stamps' may have been kept.
    £2,950.00
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  • Antique Brass Inlaid Kingwood Writing Slope by Paul Sormani C1870

    This is a wonderful antique writing slope / stationary cabinet by the renowned cabinet maker Paul Sormani, C.1970 in date. This wonderful writing slope is brass inlaid with wonderful Kingwood parquetry and a scrolling inlaid monogramed panel to the front.
    £1,750.00
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  • 19TH CENTURY CHINESE TAMBOUR CAMPAIGN WRITING LAP DESK

    Quality Chinese export camphor wood lap desk Circa 1820. Made for sea Captains and military officers in the field. Brass bound round the outer edge with brass carrying handles. Tambour top opens when you open the front drawer to reveal storage in the top, this piece then lifts up to reveal a fitted pigeon hole interior. Writing slope which is strung with ebony and unused brass cartouche opens to a later green baize surface, upper section of the writing surface folds back to a storage and 3 secret drawers behind a panel. Finished with pen tray and compartments. Expected surface marks, minor warping to brass work, some seperation to dovetailing but structurally sound. Slight shrinkage and warping to top lid.
    £1,695.00
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  • 19TH CENTURY CHINESE CAMPHOR METAMORPHIC LAP DESK

    Rare and good quality Chinese export camphor wood writing desk, Circa 1820. Brass bound around the outer edges and carrying handles to each side. These desk were made for sea captains and officers in the field, know as campaign furniture. Unused brass cartouche to the top surface with ebony stringing. By opening the front drawer this opens the tambour compartment, which further extends to reveal pigeon holes for documents. Later leather covered writing slope, folds back to reveal a compartment for storage and 3 secret drawers behind a concealed panel. Complete with original chinese brass hinges. Lock missing to front drawer, expected surface marks and some wear to brassware.
    £1,695.00
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  • An Oak Desk Box c. 1580-1600

    A boarded oak desk box c.1580-1600 with scrolling foliate inlay of holly, fruit-woods and bog oak. The hinged lid with peripheral scratch block moulding and the interior with unusual full width till and lid.
    £1,495.00
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  • Writing Box of Distiction in Coromandle wood comes with key Victorian, FBS

    Stupendous box fitted out to perfection in lovely condition though may need a polish to make pristine sizes are 35cm long width 25cm height being closed 18cm, free worldwide post on condition of paying full asking price
    £995.00
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  • ANTIQUE BOULLE MARQUETRY FOLDING WRITING BOX 19TH C.

    The box has a fine Boulle work marquetry folding cover securing a fold out writing top altso decorated with a Boulle marquetry top, the whole within an embossed metal edge. The writing top has a baise insert and folding top revealing a compartment beneath.
    £980.00
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  • Antique Coromandel Writing Slope by Betjemann & Sons C1870

    Coromandel wood has been logged to extinction over the last 2 to 3 hundred years and is no longer available for new work in any quantity. Furniture in coromandel is so expensive and so well looked after that even recycling it is an unlikely source.
    £950.00
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  • Victorian Tunbridge Ware Writing Slope With 'Hever Castle'. 1860's

    Antique Beautiful Quality Victorian Tunbridge Ware Rosewood Writing Slope. 1860's This is a stunning antique writing slope of good proportions in stunning Rosewood and mixed woods. C.1860's in date approx. The box is typical Tunbridge Ware with a mosaic effect tesserae. The main lids have a stunning array of flowers and geometric forms with bands of stunning flowers and various very fine detail. A superb castle scene in the middle of the front flap of 'Hever Castle' in Kent. The main body is veneered in Rosewood. There is a full working lock to the main tops and one key. The tops lift up to reveal a writing and storage area. The inside has red leather writing surface with 18ct gold designs. A pair of original inkwell pots with screw off lids with no damage.
    £845.00
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  • Antique Victorian Oak Stationary Box / Writing Slope with Fitted Interior

    This sale is for an Antique Victorian Oak Stationary Box / Writing Slope with Fitted Interior as seen in the actual pictures in very good conditon, the case is missing the key. Get Images that. Make Supersized Seem Small.
    £845.75
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    Was: Previous price£995.00
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  • Beautiful Antique 19th-century Anglo Indian Table Writing Slope Box Victorian

    An exquisite genuine 19th-century Indian antique writing slope of around 135 years old. BEAUTIFUL INDIAN CARVED SANDALWOOD ANTIQUE WRITING SLOPE. 19th century (c1880) Indian carved sandalwood and damascened mosaic writing slope.
    £795.00
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  • Antique Georgian Mahogany Brass Bound English Writing Slope / Box c.1770 Leather

    Antique Georgian Mahogany Writing Slope / box - great box for a collector! Lovely mahogany gentleman's folding, travelling writing slope / box. It is all in excellent condition for its age; it has had a little nudge on the left hand side as the brass is slightly bulging, but this can probably be corrected by an expert.
    £650.00
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  • Victorian walnut writing slope

    This is a very high quality Victorian burr walnut writing slope. The burr walnut is high grade hence the darker black markings unlike lesser grade yellow walnut. The stringing is three fold brass on the outside of the box.
    £650.00
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  • Finest Antique Military Campaign box secret draws & TRAY

    From around 1790, cabinet makers crafted campaign boxes of solid mahogany with dovetail construction with brass strips wrapped around them for extra support. When opened to the writing position, these boxes contained a space for ink and sand wells, pens and quills in the top part of the box.
    £650.00
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  • A FINE QUALITY EARLY 19th CENTURY COROMANDEL WRITING SLOPE

    The external wood has a super original patina, and the original valour base lining is present. To the inside of the opening slope the makers label is present (see photo 11) who I think is Thomas Briggs.
    £595.00
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  • Victorian Writing Slope 1895 nice condition

    I am selling a very nice Victorian Writing Slope complete with original leather surface and travelling inkwell, the gold leaf decoration is in very good condition. A hidden spring in the stamp compartment releases a wooden panel revealing two secret drawers. A brass plate on the top dates the box to 1895 when it was presented as an award "For kindness to the little ones" but it could have been made before this date. I think the lock works but there is no key. Size unopened is 30cm x 23cm x 15cm.
    £600.00
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  • Writing slope/stationary organizer Georgian. Comes with free worldwide post.

    Top quality item, needs slight restoration, rare Tiger Oak the leather is crack in the usual place, also missing one handle, there is some damage to oak side though all these blemishes would be easily restored. Size is height 28cm length 42cm depth closed 23cm open 74cm maker was Parkins & Gotto of Oxford street London.
    £595.00
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  • A Fine Edwardian Antique Lap Desk Writing Slope with Decoupage Love Motto's

    A particularly fine and attractive Edwardian period writing slope decorated with decoupage. It has been finished to a high standard with lovely colours as you can see in the images, and the surface has been lacquered to protect it.
    £550.00
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  • Antique Victorian Travel Campaign Military Writing Case Leather Bound c.1850-70s

    In good, used condition. Some minor wear to the edges of the leather. and general surface scratching. Leather is still supple and is not cracking. Case approx. 28 cm long, 6.5 cm high and 6.2 cm wide (when rolled).
    £499.99
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  • Antique Victorian Vintage Gothic Jenner Knewstub London Stationary Cabinet C1860

    A superb Victorian period piece of simply the finest in cabinet work, a stunningly beautiful walnut desk top stationary cabinet of large proportions with a exquisite natural wood grain. The twin lids open to a fully fitted interior consisting of compartments for ink wells, pens, wax sticks and accessories finished off with paper filing compartments shaped with stylish curves over single slide out drawer.
    £495.00
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  • ANTIQUE CHINESE STATIONERY BOX WOODEN CARVED DRAGON ,PRESENTATION MILITARY

    LISTED IS A RARE ANTIQUE CHINESE WOODEN CRAVED STATIONARY BOX, THE ITEM IS IN GOOD ORDER AND WAS POSSIBLY A PRESENTATION GIFT MANY YEARS AGO, INSIDE IT IS CARVED WITH THE NAME ON ONE SIDE AND THE CREST, ON THE OTHER WHICH MAY POSSIBLY BE MILITARY, THE BOX OVERALL IS BEAUTIFULLY CARVED, THESE DO NOT COME ONTO THE MARKET PLACE OFTEN.
    £495.00
    £8.50 postage
  • Antique Victorian Large Military Walnut And Brass Writing Slope Box. 1860-1880's

    Antique Victorian Military Large Walnut And Brass Campaign Writing Slope. 1860 - 1880's. This is an interesting antique writing slope of good proportions in stunning Walnut. Superb patterns and colour to this desirable wood. C.1860 - 1880's in date approx. The top lifts up to reveal a writing and storage area's. The inside main surface edges are in Walnut and has a replaced new dark blue leather with a gold 18ct decorative boarder and corner motifs. Both inner flap lifts up for storage of papers etc. Inside also contains a pair of inkwell pots with screw off lids, no damage. A flip out lidded compartment for pens,nibs etc. Inside one of the flaps has two hidden secret small drawers.
    £485.00
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  • Georgian lap desk, portable writing desk (100393)

    A Georgian mahogany and brass lap desk, c early 1800s. In immaculate condition with inkwells intact.
    £450.00
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  • Stunning Rare Antique Oak Writing Slope Correspondence Stationery Box

    Is a small stress crack on the right side shown in the photo. opens up to reveal the writing slope, ink wells, pentray and cal endar. This very unusual box has a wonderful patina which only occurs with age.
    £475.00
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  • Antique Victorian Ebony Writing Slope Box. C.1880's

    Antique Victorian Ebony and Brass Writing Slope Box. C.1880's is an attractive writing slope of good proportions in stunning Ebony. All brass work is in well maintained condition. Green new replacement felt on under side for protection.
    £445.00
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  • Antique Victorian Vintage English Coromandel Cabinet Writing Slope Lap Desk 1880

    A stunning Victorian period writing slopeor lap desk. Coromandel wood was sourced from India and South East Asia and was an incredibly dense, close-grained wood. The lid opens to reveal a sumptuous well appointed interior with individual compartments for quill pens, sealing wax, brass capped ink bottles and paper storage.
    £450.00
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  • antique writing slope coromandel with Bramah lock and key

    With two keys a Bramah lock and another lock on one of the flaps. This is an interesting antique writing slope of good proportions in coromandel wood. Antique Beautiful Writing Slope. 1860's. There is no mistaking its unique quality and design, which is sure to make it a treasured piece by any discerning collector.
    £425.00
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  • Antique Writing box brass regency secret drawers mahogany

    Inside one of the flaps has three hidden secret small drawers. They sit behind a wooden panel which can be opened by lifting a piece of wood buy the ink Wells it releases a sprung loaded panel to reveal them.
    £425.00
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  • Victorian inlaid walnut writing slope with a secure side draw.

    This is a wonderful Victorian inlaid walnut writing slope. Lovely curved front and nice proportions.  In very good condition for age. Please see pictures. Has a secured side draw with secret release. Was used and loved. Measures 37cm wide x 36cm deep x 22cm high. Will grace any period home. Happy shopping and thank you for looking. 
    £449.00
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  • Antique Campaign Writing Slope rosewood box brass regency secret drawers

    Antique Beautiful rosewood Campaign Writing Slope. Circa 1860. Inside there is a tamber slide which 2 secret small drawers sit behind. Which can be opened by using the brass pin and sliding along (very different).
    £395.00
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  • Antique Campaign writing slope rosewood box brass regency secret drawers

    Antique Beautiful rosewood Campaign Writing Slope. Circa 1860. Inside the smaller flap are 3 secret small drawers. They sit behind a wooden panel which can be opened by pulling a piece of wood next to the ink wells.
    £395.00
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  • Antique writing slope ambonya box brass regency secret drawers

    This is an interesting antique writing slope of good proportions in ambonya wood. Inside one of the flaps has three hidden secret small drawers. They sit behind a wooden panel which can be opened by lifting the longer pen tray out and pushing your finger down on a piece of wood on the left hand side then it releases a sprung loaded panel to reveal them.
    £395.00
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  • Coromandel Writing Slope Stationery Box (154)

    19th Century Writing slope combined stationery box in coromandel veneer. Ref 03-154. Size 35.5 cm x 25 cm x 25 high.
    £398.00
    £17.80 postage
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  • Antique writing slope rosewood box brass regency secret drawers

    Circa 1860 This is a fine antique writing slope of good proportions Inside the smaller flap are 2 secret small drawers. They sit behind a wooden panel which can be opened by pulling a piece of wood next to the ink wells Fully working lock All brass work & hinges are tight and in well maintained condition.
    £385.00
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  • Antique writing slope walnut box brass regency secret drawers

    Inside one of the flaps has three hidden secret small drawers. They sit behind a wooden panel which can be opened by pulling one of the inkwell divisions upwards and this releases a sprung loaded panel to reveal them.
    £385.00
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  • Antique Burr Yew Burr Satinwood & Ebony Fitted Writing Box Slope circa 1820/40

    This is superb antique Burr Yew, Burr Satinwood and Ebony Inlaid writing box which dates to circa 1820 / 1840. Burr Yew, Burr Satinwood & Ebony Inlaid. The top has a lovely geometric design of inlays which incorporates exquisite veneers.
    £395.00
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  • Antique writing slope burr walnut box brass regency secret drawers

    This is an interesting antique writing slope of good proportions in stunning burr walnut. Antique Beautiful Writing Slope. 1860's. Inside one of the flaps has two hidden secret small drawers. They sit behind a wooden panel which can be opened by pulling one of the inkwell divisions upwards and this releases a sprung loaded panel to reveal them.
    £365.00
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  • Rare Coromandel Writing Slope, Secret Drawer, Brass Edging, Circa 1875

    A top quality,original early Victorian writing slope in great condition, circa 1885. his box has many original and unique features of it's design to help organise it's owner's papers in rough conditions.
    £375.00
    £16.85 postage
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  • Antique Writing Slope burr walnut box brass regency secret drawers

    This is an interesting antique writing slope of good proportions in stunning burr walnut. Inside one of the flaps has two hidden secret small drawers. They sit behind a wooden panel which can be opened by pulling one of the inkwell divisions upwards and this releases a sprung loaded panel to reveal them.
    £345.00
    £30.00 postage
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  • Rare ANTIQUE VINTAGE WRITING SLOPE BOX CABINET LAP DESK BRASS BOUND & INK

    MAHOGANY CAMPAIGN WRITING SLOPE BOX CABINET LAP DESK w BRASS BOUND & INKWELLS. This is a Gorgeous HIGH QUALITY Antique Wooden Campaign Writing Slope Box with a superb brass bounding that contrasts beautifully against the wonderful deep grain wood.
    £360.00
    £10.90 postage
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  • Large Victorian Burr Walnut Writing Slope With Key And Extras

    Stunning victorian burr walnut writing slope with lock and key/brass stamp box/brass letter holder/brass brush and blotter there are a few minor marks to the top see pics but still a very collectable item measures 455mm Long 245mm Deep 150mm High and weighs 4.280kg unpacked Will post worldwide through eBay's shipping programme Postage cost is to UK mainland only Highlands and Islands etc will be dearer any questions please ask
    £350.00
    £20.00 postage
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  • Antique Victorian Rosewood Writing Slope

    £350.00
    £15.00 postage
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  • Large Antique Campaign Writing Slope in Burl Walnut - C.1860s - For Restoration

    Large Antique Victorian Burl Walnut Writing Slope Box. C.1860's. The slope has attractive burl walnut veneer; s uperb patterns and colour to this desirable wood. Some brass inlay stringing missing.
    £335.00
    £27.50 postage
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  • very large Ink well stand desk stand

    Very large Ink well stand. Ink wells 8. 5 wide 11 cm high. in very good condition. no chips on ink wells.
    £350.00
    £12.00 postage
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  • STUNNING ANTIQUE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY WRITING SLOPE + BRASS BOUND PLUS INK WELLS

    STUNNING ANTIQUE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY WRITING SLOPE WITH BRASS BOUNDING AND ITS SECRET DRAWERS.
    £345.00
    £16.00 postage
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  • A Victorian Walnut Lap Desk or Writing Slope

    The Writing Slope is made in Walnut with a new faux tooled suede inset, the box still has its original ink bottles with brass tops, pen tray and stamp holder. The Writing slope is in very good condition just a few ink splashed near one of the bottles, it is 14” wide 9”deep and 6” high when closed (18” long when open).
    £360.00
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  • Antique Victorian Papier Mache Writing Slope (108)

    Antique Victorian writing slope made of papier mache and lacquer. put a particular area.The slope is in lovely condition as far as the. The top of the slope has what appears to be a temple or castle.
    £346.00
    £13.80 postage
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  • English 19th Century Brass Bound Coromandel Writing Slope With Banham Lock An447

    Sold as seen Will need a key cut as one is not with this. Banham Lock. Make Supersized Seem Small.
    £350.00
    £8.00 postage
    or Best Offer
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