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roll top desk
roll top desk  
Inherited this desk but I know nothing about it- any idea of it's origin and value?

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with labels there is no way anyone can tell you the manufacturer as there were thousands.  have you inspected for a label?  check inside drawers, and the back.

the wood is mahogany veneer.  it was likely made in the 1920s and is in need of some repairs and waxing.

as shown there is limited monetary value, around 250 but once restored it will be higher depending on the skill of the restorer.

the style is federal style, a classic and timeless form.

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