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REDUCED! 1880s HAND-MADE POST OFFICE DESK w/ FINISHED FRONT - $1,400 (Zachary)

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REDUCED SALE PRICE: $1,400 -- No PayPal payments or checks. Please don't ask. The Buyer will appear in person and pay in CASH ONLY. 100% AUTHENTIC 1880-90s desk -- A special piece. Drawers open and close JUST as they should and are all hand-made. All components are AOK. VERY COLLECTIBLE so would make a great accent piece investment. Plus, it could be put back into service right away.

Distinctive and RARE: Where have you seen another one?

MEASUREMENTS and DETAILS: The pictures give an idea of the size but the desk is about 55" wide, 28" deep & approximately 46" tall at its highest, slanted point and 37" tall at the lower, slanted point.

This hand-crafted, standing Custom House or Post Office desk made its way to the Neville Plantation estate and REALLY provides something special. It is TOTALLY ORIGINAL. Apparently made from mahogany, the construction is very solid & the configuration is striking -- especially the finished, paneled front which would face the customer. It was made during the latter part of the 19th Century as a functional work fixture and still has the footboard so that the occupant could rest his feet if not standing behind it for work purposes. These are usually missing, IF you can even find a piece like this anywhere. They are RARE.

The photos are provided to demonstrate the A-1 condition of this old antique custom house desk. We have cleaned out the contents, dusted it off inside and out but have not otherwise tried to clean it. The wood is very attractive and the hand crafting is both eye-catching and distinctive. This is a unique and lovely piece. All drawers are hand-made, with all original hardware. The wood grain is just perfectly worn and lovely, a great old patina.



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