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Antique Stationery Box. Edwardian Oak Sloped Desk Top Stationery Cabinet. (745)

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Seller: huruantiquesandcollectables (2,995) 100%, Location: EDINBURGH, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 272409970582 Antique Stationery Box. Edwardian Oak Sloped Desk Top Stationery Cabinet. (745) Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image Click to open supersize image A Handsome Edwardian Desk Top Stationery Box . A well fitted oak stationery box dating from the Edwardian Period. The box stands on a simple bevelled plinth. Two sloping doors set on 4, four barrel polished brass hinges, and a ogee shaped top plate set on 2 three barrel polished brass hinges open to reveal the extensively fitted interior. The LH door has a neat polished brass spring clasp the secures it closed in a brass plated rebate. The RH door is set with a polished brass shield. The base of the cabinet houses a neatly rebated drawer. The remainder of the cabinet is divided into thirteen compartments for storage of stationery etc. The top section holds an oblong tray subdivided into eight sections. The three front sections have cute little windows that together with printed cards form a perpetual calendar. The RH door is fitted with a frame to holder notebooks etc. The LH door is fitted with criss-cross black ribbon secured by polished brass pins to hold cards etc and two polished brass swivels to secure further items eg a notebook. Dimensions: The cabinet measures 32cm tall x 32cm wide x 27cm. Weight: 4kg's Condition: In good used antique condition. The cabinet is sound in its construction and functions as intended. The wood has been well waxed over the years and has a lovely sheen. The wood is aged and has a well developed patina. There are also some bumping to the base plate, surface marks, and minor age/shrinkage related cracks that in our mind are part of the character of the cabinet All brass is clean, polished and bright. The calendar cards are complete, legible and complete. The cabinet does have a lock and keeper plate fitted but for some reason the escutcheon has been covered with the brass shield at some point of its life. The ribbon and cards are not original. A handsome and useful antique Edwardian stationery cabinet that displays beautifully and is hard to find this well fitted. International buyers must contact for postal rates prior to bidding. Postal rates are non-negotiable. All packages are sent recorded delivery and require a proof of delivery signature. We respectfully ask all recipients to carefully inspect the package and contents prior to providing signature. Please refer to our T's & C's. We accept paypal payments. We also accept cheques but they must be cleared before any items will be sent. Buyers are also welcome to pick up items in which case we would accept cash. We do our best to ensure that all items are well packaged to ensure their safe arrival. In the event of rough postal handling and subsequent damage please contact us to allow us to resolve the problem. It is the buyers responsibility to check that the parcel is undamaged before signing for it Due to problems with items going missing, all items will be sent recorded, heavier items will be sent by Parcel Force 48 which requires a signature on delivery.This will be reflected in the postage costs, if you are not happy with the cost of postage then please do not place a bid. If you have any additional packaging or postal requirements we are always happy to accomodate. If you need an item particularly quickly e.g for a birthday present then please let us know straight away and we will dispatch as a priority. We will happily combine postage on multiple purchases. We are also happy for buyers to pick up items with cash on collection. International buyers must contact for postal rates prior to bidding. Some items may be automatically be excluded due to weight, fragility etc. All items sent abroad will be sent 'signed for' which will add to the postage cost. We always ensure that delicate items are packed carefully and thoroughly to ensure a safe journey, we use new,professional packaging materials bought specifically for the job. We do not aim to make any money out of postal charges, we charge just enough to cover the costs of sending items. Our main priority is that items arrive undamaged. Please bear in mind when leaving feedback that postal prices have recently increased considerably and that delicate items need a huge amount of packaging materials to ensure a safe arrival. Please also bear in mind that postage costs do not simply cover the cost of the stamp, they cover the cost of quality materials, time and petrol to get items to the post office. IF YOU ARE NOT HAPPY WITH THE POSTAGE COSTS PLEASE DO NOT PLACE A BID. We do not accept bids from ebayers with a positive feedback of less than 25. If you would like to place a bid but you have a low feedback score then please contact us first We accept that occasionally a buyer might feel dissatisfied with a purchase and in that instance we would ask that you contact us directly and we will do our best to resolve any problems. This includes returns, for reasonable reasons, which we accept with the buyer paying for return postage. We always endeavour to describe every item as accurately as possible, including any significant imperfections. This particularly relates to wooden and metal objects that develop natural patinations and marks from use. Although collectors ourselves, we do not profess to be experts in all areas and therefore always welcome any advice or guidance on any listing. We would ask that you satisfy yourself from the listing description and images provided prior to bidding. We are always available to help with any queries you may have. Its always better to get clarification on queries prior to bidding. We take pride in the items we sell and the service we provide and our aim is to always try to provide buyers with confidence in bidding and satisfaction in their purchases. With this in mind we also welcome pre-bidding viewing, if you would like the opportunity to look at any of our items prior to placing a bid the please drop us an email to arrange a suitable time. Please contact us through the ebay message system with any queries you may have. We are available 7 days a week and will answer any questions as soon as possible. Condition: Good used antique condition: Please see full condition report., Product Type: Writing Box, Original/Reproduction: Original, Age: 1900-1950, Material: Oak

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