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    antique correspondence box, english, leather cabinet, houghton & gunn, victorian

    Antique Antique Correspondence Box, English, Leather Cabinet, Houghton & Gunn, Victorian
    • Antique Antique Correspondence Box, English, Leather Cabinet, Houghton & Gunn, Victorian
    • Antique Antique Correspondence Box, English, Leather Cabinet, Houghton & Gunn, Victorian
    • Antique Antique Correspondence Box, English, Leather Cabinet, Houghton & Gunn, Victorian
    • Antique Antique Correspondence Box, English, Leather Cabinet, Houghton & Gunn, Victorian

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    Our Stock # 18.8041

    This is an antique correspondence box. An English, leather bound sarcophagus cabinet with secret compartment, attributed to Houghton and Gunn of London, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1870.

    • Quality gentleman's stationery box with fascinating concealed compartment
    • Displays a desirable aged patina throughout
    • Leather bound with contrasted crimson over black hues
    • Pleasingly aged, commensurate with age and use
    • Sarcophagus top with hidden compartment, accessed by blind push mechanism
    • Pair of opening doors with working twist latch lock mechanism — untested, key absent
    • Arranged as a suite of five drawers, two over three of graduated type
    • Flush drop handles sit within shaped backplates
    • Dashing recessed carry handles to each side with near oval plates
    • Stands upon a prominent tapered plinth base
    • Unmarked as such, but bears strong hallmarks of Houghton & Gunn of London
    • Renowned for leather goods and boxes, based on Bond Street and later bought out by Asprey in 1906

    This is a superb antique correspondence box, with fascinating leather finish and a concealed compartment. Delivered polished and ready to display.

    Dimensions:
    Max Width: 43.5cm (17.25'')
    Max Depth: 30.5cm (12'')
    Max Height: 46cm (18'')

    Secret Compartment Width: 19.5cm (7.75'')
    Secret Compartment Depth: 8.5cm (3.25'')
    Secret Compartment Height: 5cm (2'')

    Largest Drawer Width: 35cm (13.75'')
    Largest Drawer Depth: 20.5cm (8'')
    Largest Drawer Height: 9cm (3.5'') 

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    Antique Correspondence Box, English, Leather Cabinet, Houghton & Gunn, Victorian

    Antiques.co.uk Ref: H3JU2DA6

    Price: £2,850.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

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