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Military Writing Desk

This ingenious box from the early 1800s folds open to reveal a leather surface that's ideal for writing letters.

Here’s an elegant writing desk with a leather writing surface and brass hardware. Fold it up and store it on the corner of your desk when not in use. This desk from Christopher Schwarz is based on an early 1800s design. Store your writing utensils and paper under the hinged writing surfaces.

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