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Posted 2 years ago

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Manikin
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I have this beautiful secretary desk I love . It has no makers name on it and I am unsure of age . 1800's ? The top comes down to make a writing table and it has many cubby holes and drawers inside . Now for Amber and those who have watched my hairdo's here is getting ready to go out and my Mom in disbelief laughing wondering how it will turn out :-) All my wood critters are shown also in photo.

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  1. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you mrmaj :-)
  2. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 2 years ago
    found any secret "hidy-holes" in the desk?
  3. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Nice desk.

    I think it is first half of 20th century. Some additional photos may help-- drawer interior, desk interior, back, etc...

    I do like the hairdo!

    Scott
  4. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Nothing in secret hiding holes Mikie :-( No gold stored there darn
  5. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you Scott I agree I needed to photo inside . It was so stuffed with paperwork I didn't want to open it . I will get at it . Glad you like hairdo LOL It didn't stay like that thankfully . Thanks for insight on era of Secretary also ! I like the bottom the cut of the border .
  6. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you junkman,kerry and Mrmaj
  7. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Beautiful secretary, the bevelled mirror is nice, it would allow you to check your hair before getting down to work.
  8. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Yes walksoft it would do that but also could check hair after sitting there paying bills :-) I think that is what happened to me
    Thanks for love Walk
  9. olegaclockman47 olegaclockman47, 2 years ago
    Manikin. I know you were going on a date you wished you had no. said yes and you would fix your hair that way and and maybe just maybe there would be no how about tomorrow night. l.o.l.
  10. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    LOL oleg :-) ya mean a guy would have ran ?????? :-) well that maybe be true when my husband answered door :-) Thanks for the love .
  11. olegaclockman47 olegaclockman47, 2 years ago
    O well mom was laughing at something.and gee i hope i didnt hurt your feelings.
  12. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    No you did not Oleg hurt my feelings :-) I love your sense of humor !!!!!!!!. She just was wondering how that was going to be a hairdo when I was done . She was happy for me that day . It would be only one more year and she was gone . I have good memories with her and we laughed alot .Don't ever lose your sense of humor and Thank you for coming by I always enjoy your input . Stop again soon ok
  13. olegaclockman47 olegaclockman47, 2 years ago
    manikin, now i can rest my mind.i was worried about getting a good nights sleep
    tonight. they tell me im the quack of our neighborhood
  14. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Your Mom looked like she was having fun, maybe at your expense though :)
  15. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    yes walksoft I was glad I could make her laugh she had cancer then and I would have stood on my head for her to see her smile :-)

    Oleg I am our street quackette so we should get alone fine lol Sleep easy :-)
  16. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you scandi :-) there was a time I didn't want it red so dyed it dark as a young woman . A-la natural now :-) PS I did fix it that was me ratting it and comb in my hand :-)
  17. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    Hahahahaha! You never disappoint Mani! Fantastic hairdo! Oh, and nice desk too. Oh you are the best!
  18. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Amber I put this up with my desk for you to keep track of my funky hairdo's lol
    I need to drop you a note and will today or tonight . It was warm here this afternoon are you in warm weather or storms ?
  19. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    You may post beautiful hairdos for me at any time. Love 'em!

    Rainy and 60 here. Been that way for a week. i got soaked yesterday as I gave my daughter my umbrella. I proceeded to spend most of the day in the rain, talk about hair, and she didn't use it once as it stopped raining when she got on the bus.
  20. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you L.A.Lady :-)
  21. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you MiKKo :-)
  22. lundy lundy, 2 years ago
    nice piece ,,, did you c the doll parts on kellys auction
  23. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you Lundy . I looked at link but I never saw doll parts ???? :-(
  24. guyfrmatl guyfrmatl, 2 years ago
    I love this piece and the hair - maybe I should do mine like that?
  25. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Guy thank you as for the hair if you drink any tequila from your new post of a shot glass your HAIR will look like this LOL and no mine does it on purpose no shots here :-) Thanks for love on my secretary to bad it doesn't get ya a cup of coffee like a real secretary would :-)
  26. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Looking great & the secretary looks good too.
  27. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you blunderbuss and mustang for the love . Of desk and hair lol
  28. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you mustang :-)

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