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19th century Wells Fargo style secretary desk

19th century Wells Fargo style secretary desk 19th century Wells Fargo style secretary desk

Antique secretary or Wells Fargo style desk, tiger and birds eye maple and other veneers, mahogany, pine, circa 1880s, signed on back J. H. Cummings, Orleans, Mass. (he was the town clerk of Orleans during the late 19th century); 2 piece construction, top cabinet simply sits on base. Drawers constructed using tiny square nails and have lots of pencil writing from manufacture, Boston block print; measures about 60.25"h to top in back, 31.25"h to front writing surface (writing surface ascends upward); 39"L at top, 27 1/8"d at center.  Antique, pre-owned, used condition; several areas of veneer loss (front, sides of top piece, near drawers on bottom piece), shrinkage lines, dings and scratches throughout surface, uneven finish, some fading to green felt. No key.

$995.00

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