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I have a Pigeon Hole desk, factory number 34585; Trade Number C; Article C. The brass plate is found on the desk top center panel which folds up and back to bring a typewriter forward. Cast iron mechanism is in good working condition, but typewriter is missing.

It has very ornate, carved wood handles. We have had this in the family for at least 75 years...maybe more.  Sadly, the rolltop is missing, but otherwise it is in excellent condition.  Any chance of an original being found? What is the value in this condition.
Thank you so much for your help!

Hi Charlotte,

Sorry to hear that your desk is missing it's most important feature.
A good cabinetmaker should be able to source a roll top and cut i9t to fit.

Unfortunately the cost to do the work and finish the roll top could easily
exceed the value of the desk.

In it's present condition I place a value of $250-$350. for it.

Best Wishes,

George E. Harrison III  

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