Antique Campaign Writing Box (1790 to 1800 London)

GBP 2,200.00

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Object Description

175 – George III campaign writing box (1795-1800) made of mahogany with extensive brass protective strapping, brass corner, brass side handles, escutcheon and top plaque.
The interior has secret drawers and openings and a replacement leather made to match the maker’s name.
There is a screwdown key with screw each side (one screw missing, one remaining) and an auto locking pull out drawer to the side.
The ink jars unusually have ebony and boxwood lids.
The lock is a Thompson patent triple lug, the lock and keys work fine.

Object History

The maker is Bayley and Blew of Cockspur St, London, boxmakers to Royalty (George III), nobility and officers in the army.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0) 1285 831 311
+44 7860 350097

Dealer Location

Parkway Farm
GL54 3JL

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