Collectibles-General (Antiques)/Old Desk


vesta wrote at 2012-11-05 01:19:06
i have a spinet desk there is a bronze plate fixed to the inside.

this desk was presented to a Mr. F M Mc Cormick. on Oct 25 1924 by supervisor of Lowell division.  another attached label saying "Grand Rapids ". my desk does not have a inlay but a raised veneer on drawers.

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Fred Taylor


I will attempt to answer questions about American antique furniture, including construction details, style, period, manufacturers, care, repair and storage. I do not have any background in appliances, musical instruments, sewing machines, trunks, lighting, clocks or children's and baby furniture and will not respond to questions about those items.


I ran an antique furniture restoration business for twenty years. I am a nationally syndicated columnist on the subject of antique furniture for such publications as Antique Week and New England Antiques Journal. I have produced one video on the subject of furniture identification and my book "HOW TO BE A FURNITURE DETECTIVE" is now available.I have also published articles in Antique Trader, Chicago Art Deco Society, Northeast Magazine, Victorian Decorating and Lifestyles, Professional Refinishing, Antiques and Art Around Florida and Antique Shoppe. You can visit my website at

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