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Antique Correspondence Case, Scottish Leather

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Our Stock # 18.9797

This is an antique Cadmus correspondence case. A Scottish, leather compact desktop organiser by W & J Milne of Edinburgh, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900.

Cadmus was the first king of Thebes (in ancient Greece) and brought the alphabet and writing from the Phoenicians to the Greeks and therefore, to the wider world. In its distinctive bellows form, the alphabet visible to the concertina edge is a visual link to the historic figure.

A fascinating desktop organiser, with a delightful appearance
Displays a desirable aged patina and in very good condition
Quality black and deep blue leather finish tooled with gilt titling
Eye-catching concertina form, accentuated with gold lettering to one edge
Extends to approximately 26cm (10.25'') when filled with documents
Maker's mark for W & J Milne of Edinburgh (1844 - 1905)

This is a distinctive and beautifully presented antique Cadmus correspondence case, with an appealing concertina form. A useful treat for a reception desk or office, as a gift or in the well-organised home. Delivered ready to serve.

Max Width: 26cm (10.25'')
Max Depth: 7cm (2.75'')
Max Height: 15.5cm (6'')

Fully Drawn - Approx: 26cm (10.25'')
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£695.00  UK
$884.25  USA
814.19  EU
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Period Late Victorian Antiques Material Leather Origin Scottish Maker W & J MILNE Item code as272a7146 / 18.9797 Status For Sale

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