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Mid-19th Century Country House Oak Letter Box with Brass Slot and Beveled Glass
A mid-19th century country house desk top letter box, the oak body centred by a slope-front brass-mounted posting box titled "Letters" and with a further brass-framed and beveled glass panel for indicating collection times. The collection time panel accessed from the inside of the lid via a hinged door. The second large beveled glass panel shows the letters in the box. The post box locks with a Bramah lock, no key included. The letterbox is in a very good condition, brass hinges work smoothly, beveled glass has no chips or fleabites, the black paint of the word letter is fading, the whole box has a great patina. Green felt on the bottom to avoid scratches on a piece of furniture.
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1850s
- Materials and Techniques
- Condition DetailsPlease refer to the detailed description and the photos.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 8.75 in. x W 12 in. x D 7 in.H 22.23 cm x W 30.48 cm x D 17.78 cm
- Seller LocationWeston, CT
- Reference NumberLU1451212723281
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Located in Weston, CT
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