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Folding Aluminium Military Desk



A wonderful aluminium folding military desk that breaks-down or folds-up for portability and storage. Produced for field-use in military campaigns, it is simultaneously utilitarian and well-designed. An exceptionally interesting, beautifully constructed and Minimalist desk concept.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 29.5 in (74.93 cm)Width: 59 in (149.86 cm)Depth: 22 in (55.88 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1945
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Desk has been partially painted, stripped and polished. It appears to have been originally painted a military green (interior remains this color), then stripped to bare aluminum on its work surface, and its drawer bodies repainted black.
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU89044136123

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