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Desks119 of 62018th century Standing Desk in Old Red Paintmother's secratary writing desk
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    Posted 3 years ago

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    This is a family heirloom. I only know that it has been in my family for decades. I have never seen a desk like this and was wondering if anyone knows more about it. It has hinges and the desk is hidden inside the small table and is folded out. I cannot find any markings. My family has resided in NY with origins from Germany. The desk has ink wells and I still have a quill pen, metal tip pen, and an original ink bottle.

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    1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
      i think that it's a campaign desk - to travel around with an officer during wartime.
    2. Goldenwing, 3 years ago
      need to see the wheels and legs better. the hinges may also give a better idea of a date and origin.

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