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1950 Telephone Desk

White Bakelite PTT Telephone by Ericsson
By Ericsson
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Vintage white Swedish Bakelite rotary table phone by Ericsson, circa 1950. Measures 6" H x 9" W
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Bakelite

Sweden mid-century Beige plastic desk phone Ericofon Cobra by Ericsson, 1950s
By Ericsson
Located in MIlano, IT
Sweden mid-century Beige plastic desk phone Ericofon Cobra by Ericsson, 1950s Desk phone mod
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Desk Sets

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Plastic

1950s Decorative Russian Double Precision Balance Scale, Medium Size
Located in Hook, Hampshire
produced most of Soviet Russia’s radios and telephones. These are extremely precise manual scales, a
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Vintage 1950s Russian More Desk Accessories

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Art Glass, Wood

1950s Decorative Russian Double Precision Balance Scale, Small Size
Located in Hook, Hampshire
most of Soviet Russia’s radios and telephones. These are extremely precise manual scales, a wonderful
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Vintage 1950s Russian More Desk Accessories

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Art Glass, Wood

1950s Decorative Russian Double Precision Balance Scale, Medium Size
Located in Hook, Hampshire
produced most of Soviet Russia’s radios and telephones. These are extremely precise manual scales, a
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Vintage 1950s Russian Desk Sets

Materials

Art Glass, Wood

Mid-Century Modern Mengel Limed & Cerused Oak Telephone Bench by Raymond Lowey
By Mengel Furniture Co., Raymond Lowey
Located in Topeka, KS
magnificent Telephone Bench by Raymond Loewy for Mengel we have a matching Secretary Desk or Gentleman’s Chest
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Benches

Materials

Metal

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Mengel Drop Front Secretary Desk by Raymond Loewy
By Raymond Lowey, Mengel Furniture Co.
Located in Topeka, KS
magnificent Secretary Desk or Gentleman’s Chest by Raymond Loewy for Mengel we have a matching Telephone Bench
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Secretaires

Materials

Metal

Eliot Noyes Rolling Work / Dictating Table for IBM
By Eliot Noyes
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A classic Mid Century industrial form , a rolling small scale telephone , dictating machine desk
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Industrial and Work Tables

Materials

Steel

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White 1930s Glamour Bakelite Telephone by Bell Systems
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Vintage white bakelite 1930s glamor telephone made by Bell Systems for the Western Electric company. This phone is present in many Hollywood Glamor films of the 1930s.
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Desk Accessories

Materials

Bakelite

1950's Style Curved Velvet Sofa in Custom Velvet Colors
Located in New York, NY
The Sofa inspires itself nature where green is the predominant element and where valleys and hills prevail. The item’s details allow it to be the perfect statement piece for any cont...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Sofas

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Velvet, Walnut

Zenith Model 6S254 Console Radio '1938', Bluetooth
By Zenith
Located in Oakland, CA
The 6-S-254 prominently features Zenith’s tear-drop (tri-angular) shaped dial that was used for the 1938 line only. The 6-tube 3-waveband Zenith 6-S-254 (6S254) was introduced in Jun...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Musical Instruments

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Glass, Bakelite, Wood

Classic Art Deco Stylized Throw Rug / wall hanging after Donald Deskey
By Donald Deskey
Located in Buffalo, NY
Classic Art Deco Stylized Throw Rug / wall hanging after Donald DeskEy, Amazing design, graphics, reminiscent of famed carpet used in Radio City Music Hall designed by Donald Deskey,...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Caucasian Rugs

Materials

Wool

1980s Citizen Japanese Blue Steel Retro Vintage Industrial Antique Quartz Clock
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
Citizen super tanker slave clock original blue finish. A reclaimed and restored maritime slave clock also called secondary clock of superior build quality. These clocks were us...
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Vintage 1980s Japanese Industrial Wall Clocks

Materials

Chrome, Cut Steel, Steel

Original Antique Poster Art Deco Scarf Rene Vincent Bather Fashion Design
By Rene Vincent
Located in London, GB
Original antique poster featuring a stunning design by the influential French Art Deco illustrator Rene Vincent (1879-1936) of a smiling lady wearing a fashionable bathing suit danci...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Posters

Materials

Paper

Pill Box Fired Enamel with Hand Painted Horse Head Sterling Silver Salimbeni
By Franco Salimbeni, Salimbeni
Located in Firenze, FI
Rounded square pill box in 925/1000 sterling silver gold plated with white fired enamel, above and below, with hand painted horse head. Dimensions cm. 5.2 x 5.2 x 2.3. Weight gr. 117...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Art Nouveau Decorative Boxes

Materials

Sterling Silver

Vintage Toot-a-loop Radio by Panasonic, Japan, 1970s
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Vintage Toot-a-Loop radio (model nr: Panasonic R-72): an emblematic radio, designed and fabricated by Panasonic Japan in the early 1970s. The radio was designed to be wrapped and car...
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Vintage 1970s Japanese Other Musical Instruments

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Plastic

French 19th Century Oil on Canvas Blue and White Music Allegory Cherub Painting
Located in Firenze, IT
This romantic French 19th century allegoric oil painting on square canvas has a sky blue background, a fluffy cloud fills the central part of the painting where a woman is lying down...
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19th Century Rococo Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Blue Cobra Table Phone, Ericofon by LM Ericsson
Located in Vienna, AT
Vintage rotary dial mint green ericofone. This is the model Cobra. It is made of blue thermoplastic ABS Designed in the 1950s in Sweden by Hugo Blomberg, Ralph Lysell and Gösta Tham...
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Desk Sets

Materials

Steel

1969, Prefab Space Age Algeco Mod. 2002
Located in Perpignan, FR
Prefab Space Age house created by in 1969 famous French brand Algeco. Model called "2002" Dimensions: 430 x 250 x 250 cm Production units: 300 -500 ex. Various units was implante...
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Vintage 1960s French Space Age Architectural Elements

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Fiberglass

1969, Prefab Space Age Algeco Mod. 2002
1969, Prefab Space Age Algeco Mod. 2002
H 250 in W 430 in D 250 in
17th Century Italian Baroque Lacquered Spruce Religious Furniture 1600
Located in Roma, RM
This monumental piece of furniture, of Veneto-Alto Veneto provenance, made entirely of lacquered fir wood. Full seventeenth century (ca. 1650) is presented as an imposing double-bodi...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Bookcases

Materials

Spruce

Original Vintage Advertising Poster Baudin Cuisiniere Cooking Leonetto Cappiello
By Leonetto Cappiello
Located in London, GB
Original vintage advertising poster for kitchen equipment - Baudin La Cuisiniere des Cuisinieres / The Cooker of Cooks - featuring a great design by the renowned artist Leonetto Capp...
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Vintage 1930s French Posters

Materials

Paper

FTR Copper Rotary Dial Table / Desk Telephone
Located in Guaynabo, PR
This is a FTR table rotary dial telephone. It’s case is made of copper and the handset is made of Bakelite. The rotary dial and handle are made of brass. There is a round small metal...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures

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Brass, Copper

Teak Roll Top Secretary, 1960s
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Crafted from classic teakwood, this desk exudes Mid-Century Modern design, inviting you to sit down and get to work—or maybe just daydream about your next big adventure. With a smoot...
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Vintage 1960s Taiwanese Scandinavian Modern Desks

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Teak

Teak Roll Top Secretary, 1960s
Teak Roll Top Secretary, 1960s
H 40.25 in W 35.35 in D 18.5 in
3 in 1 Bar Unit in Mink Shagreen & Shell and Bronze-Patina Brass by R&Y Augousti
By R & Y Augousti
Located in New York, NY
The 3 in 1 bar unit by R&Y Augousti is the ultimate luxury piece of furniture. This piece can be adapted for 3 completely different usages: 1) Closed, this piece can be a breakfast t...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Art Deco Cabinets

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Brass

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Mid century Italian green onyx telephone set
By Telart Elettronica
Located in Toronto, ON
Mid century green onyx telephone set manufactured by Telart elettronica Viareggio. Italy.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Desk Accessories

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Onyx, Brass

Bakelite Telephone
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original GPO telephone in cream Bakelite. Model number 328L. Stamped 328CB. BX58/2A to underside
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Mid-20th Century English Art Deco More Desk Accessories

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Bakelite

Bakelite Telephone
Bakelite Telephone
H 5.12 in W 6.11 in D 7.49 in
Black 332 GPO Telephone
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original, black 332 GPO telephone with call exchange. Braided handset cord, chrome button and
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Mid-20th Century English Art Deco More Desk Accessories

Materials

Bakelite

Black 332 GPO Telephone
Black 332 GPO Telephone
H 5.91 in W 6.11 in D 7.29 in
Black 332 GPO Telephone
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original, black 332 GPO telephone with 3 chrome buttons ‘Secret, Normal, Engaged for Secret
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Mid-20th Century English Art Deco More Desk Accessories

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Bakelite

Black 332 GPO Telephone
Black 332 GPO Telephone
H 5.91 in W 5.52 in D 7.29 in
Black 232 GPO Telephone
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original, black 232 GPO telephone. Braided handset cord and integral drawer. Fully refurbished
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Mid-20th Century English Art Deco More Desk Accessories

Materials

Bakelite

Black 232 GPO Telephone
Black 232 GPO Telephone
H 6.11 in W 7.09 in D 5.32 in
Mid Century White Ericsson Ericofon Cobra Rotary Dial Telephone
By Ericsson
Located in Van Nuys, CA
The Ericofon is a one-piece plastic telephone created by the Ericsson Company of Sweden and
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Vintage 1950s More Desk Accessories

Materials

Plastic

Original GPO Model 332L Black Bakelite Telephone
By GPO ( General Post Office )
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original GPO model 332L Telephone. Black bakelite with integral drawer and braided handset cord
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Bakelite

Original GPO Model 332L Black Bakelite Telephone Full Working Order
By GPO ( General Post Office )
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original GPO model 332L Telephone. Black bakelite with integral drawer and braided handset cord
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

Materials

Bakelite

Original 1951 GPO Model 332L Telephone Full Working Order
By GPO ( General Post Office )
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original GPO model 332L telephone. Black bakelite with braided handset cord. Integral drawer and
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Vintage 1950s English More Desk Accessories

Materials

Bakelite

Original GPO Model 312L Black Bakelite Telephone Full Working Order
By GPO ( General Post Office )
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original GPO model 312L telephone. Black bakelite with integral drawer and braided handset cord
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Vintage 1950s English More Desk Accessories

Materials

Bakelite

Original 1951 GPO Model 332 Telephone with Original Button Features
By GPO ( General Post Office )
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original 1951 GPO model 332 telephone. "Code, Listen Before Ringing" Feature. Original nylon
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Vintage 1960s English Art Deco More Desk Accessories

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Bakelite

'Taliesin' Mahogany Desk with Pull-Out Table by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1955, Signed
By Heritage-Henredon, Frank Lloyd Wright
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This gorgeously refinished Honduran Mahogany 'Taliesin' desk with pull-out table was designed by
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Original 1930's Siemens Brothers & Co Ltd Phone
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original, 1930's Siemens Brothers & Co Ltd black telephone with a Braided handset cord
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Vintage 1950s Desk Sets

Materials

Bakelite

1950s by Piero Fornasetti Pottery Paperweight Press Papier
By Fornasetti
Located in Brescia, IT
telephone codes (in Italian) for important locations and matching symbols such as for the riot police
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Metal

1950s Decorative Russian Double Precision Balance Scale, Small Size
Located in Hook, Hampshire
produced most of Soviet Russia’s radios and telephones. These are extremely precise manual scales, a
Category

Vintage 1950s Russian More Desk Accessories

Materials

Art Glass, Wood

1950s Decorative Russian Double Precision Balance Scale, Small Size
Located in Hook, Hampshire
most of Soviet Russia’s radios and telephones. These are extremely precise manual scales, a wonderful
Category

Vintage 1950s Russian More Desk Accessories

Materials

Art Glass, Wood

Jacques Adnet Stitched Black Leather Telephone or Side Table, France, 1950s
By La Maitrise, Jacques Adnet
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Exceptional telephone table in stitched leather with brass details which can also be used as a side
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Vintage 1950s French Art Deco Side Tables

Materials

Metal, Brass

Vintage Green 1950s Telephone Inside Burr Walnut Marquetry Inlaid Box Rare Find
Located in GB
telephone inside a burr walnut marquetry inlaid box A seriously cool and decorative desk item, I had
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Vintage 1950s English Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

Materials

Burl

'Taliesin' Mahogany TV Dinner Table by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1955, Signed
By Frank Lloyd Wright, Heritage-Henredon
Located in Los Angeles, CA
table / bedside table, which also functions excellently as a laptop computer table, telephone table or
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Black 332 GPO Telephone
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original, black 332 GPO telephone. Braided handset cord, chrome button and integral drawer
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Mid-20th Century English Art Deco More Desk Accessories

Materials

Bakelite

Black 332 GPO Telephone
Black 332 GPO Telephone
H 5.91 in W 5.32 in D 7.49 in
Original GPO Model 312L Black Bakelite Telephone Full Working Order
By GPO ( General Post Office )
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
Date: 1950 Item no: 110207 All of our telephones are fully refurbished, re-wired and in full
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Vintage 1950s English More Desk Accessories

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Bakelite

Original GPO Model 332L Ivory Bakelite Telephone Full Working Order
By GPO ( General Post Office )
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original GPO model 332L telephone. Ivory bakelite with integral drawer and braided handset cord
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Vintage 1950s English More Desk Accessories

Materials

Bakelite

An Original GPO Model 232L Telephone Ivory Bakelite Full Working Order
By GPO ( General Post Office )
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
An original GPO Model 232L Telephone. Ivory Bakelite with braided handset cord. Integral drawer and
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Vintage 1950s English More Desk Accessories

Materials

Bakelite

Fabulous Art Deco Black Bakelite Wall Mount Rotary Dial Telephone USA
By Automatic Electric Co.
Located in Chula Vista, CA
Art Deco American Electric Co black bakelite space saver side hanging rotary dial wall mount phone. Fabulous design. Model: NB830C Dimensions: 11.5" H x 6" W x 3.5" D Original unr...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Bakelite

Monteverdi-Young Executive Boomerang Desk with Return and Guest Chairs
By Maurice Bailey, Monteverdi-Young
Located in Hanover, MA
directly from the original owner, a retired lawyer in Beverly Hills, CA. Stylish stealth bomber walnut desk
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

1950s Decorative Russian Double Precision Balance Scale, Medium Size
Located in Hook, Hampshire
produced most of Soviet Russia’s radios and telephones. These are extremely precise manual scales, a
Category

Vintage 1950s Russian More Desk Accessories

Materials

Wood

Jacques Adnet Stitched Black Leather Telephone or Side Table, France, 1950s
By Jacques Adnet, La Maitrise
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Exceptional telephone table in stitched leather with brass details which can also be used as a side
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Vintage 1950s French Art Deco Side Tables

Materials

Metal, Brass

'Taliesin' Collection Mahogany Cabinet by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1955, Signed
By Heritage-Henredon, Frank Lloyd Wright
Located in Los Angeles, CA
to design ‘infinite adaptability to American living’, for example desks could double as dressing
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Mahogany

Whimsical Vintage Kermit the Frog Telephone
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Whimsical Vintagw Kermit the Frog telephone
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20th Century American Desk Accessories

Materials

Wood, Plastic

Swedish Ericofon Ericsson Cobra Telephone 50s
By Gösta Thames, Ralph Lysell
Located in Basel, CH
Rare Swedish Ericsson Phone called "Ericofon" or the Cobra Phone, designed by Ralph Lysell and Gösta Thames, manufactured in Sweden in the 1950s. In fully working order!
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Desk Accessories

Materials

Plastic

Monteverdi-Young Desk Credenza
By Monteverdi-Young
Located in New York, NY
Dark walnut very long cabinet with a small desk area, three filing cabinets, three smaller drawers
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Vintage 1950s American Credenzas

Materials

Bronze, Brass

Monteverdi-Young Desk Credenza
Monteverdi-Young Desk Credenza
H 29 in W 108 in D 20 in
Telephone in Black Bakelite, circa 1950 from Italy, Working
Located in Genova, Liguria
Telephone in black bakelite, circa 1950, Italian. Brand "Face", type "Standard". Much in use and
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Vintage 1950s Italian More Desk Accessories

Materials

Plastic, Bakelite

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1950 Telephone Desk For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the 1950 telephone desk you’re looking for. A 1950 telephone desk — often made from plastic, bakelite and metal — can elevate any home. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect 1950 telephone desk — we have versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. Each 1950 telephone desk bearing Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco or Modern hallmarks is very popular. A well-made 1950 telephone desk has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by GPO ( General Post Office ), Carl Auböck and Ericsson are consistently popular.

How Much is a 1950 Telephone Desk?

Prices for a 1950 telephone desk can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $128 and can go as high as $1,430, while the average can fetch as much as $668.

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