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Posted 5 years ago


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20 drawer oak cabinet - heavy item!!!
This listing is for a wonderful oak Victorian period printers cabinet. This piece has 20 flat 2” high drawers with each drawer having identical separations for the old fashion steel printing type characters. Most drawers has an original brass plate designed to hold a label identifying its contents and a iron pull. This cabinet is 26' deep, 24 wide and 51.5” tall.

Is this an unusual piece?
Can anyone tell me the age/year of this item?

On the front it has a plate that states "Library Bureau Sole Maker" I don't understand why it has that plate on it. I think it is something to do with printing.

I can't seem to find one on-line to compare it to. If anyone knows of a website that has this item with the plate "Library Bureau Sole Maker" of such please let me know. I saw one similar on this website, but mine has more drawers.

Thanks much

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  1. antiquefinds antiquefinds, 5 years ago
    I'm really new at this thing of finding information about antiques.
    Can you give me some on-line auction websites?

  2. antiquefinds antiquefinds, 5 years ago
    thank you SO VERY MUCH. That is VERY helpful. What a great site.
    Maybe I'll also be able to find dishes/glassware that I'm trying to categorize. Some over 100 yrs. old.

    again thanks
  3. Aimathena Aimathena, 4 years ago
    Great piece. I would love something like this to house my paint brushes and other supplies in.
  4. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 4 years ago
    ME too... I have been looking for one of these for over a year... I want it use it to store my vintage jewelry collection...
  5. Aimathena Aimathena, 4 years ago
    Hopefully we'll both find one Doc ;^)
  6. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 4 years ago
    and at a reasonable price...

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