Wide x 11 7/8 in. Deep x 7 1/2 in.The Desk weighs approx 15 1/2 Lbs. This Lap Desk came from an Estate Sale in Downeast Maine. The Brass Lock appears to be complete (except key is missing) and is marked Bramah London. We don't know who the maker was or the age of the Wonderful Old Lap Desk but with a little TLC this could be a Beautiful addition to any Collection. Lap Desk has surface and finish wear. There are breaks in the veneer finish. There are pieces of the Brass inlay that are not attached. Some pieces are included with the Lap Desk. The brass inlay around the front key hole is missing.
The Brass inlay around the lock on the inner panel is loose. The cover on the ink well is loose (threads appear to be stripped on the well). The small brass knob on the left hand cubby cover is missing.The edges of the upper writing panel are loose. There is a substance (maybe glue) spilled on the cover (upper left hand corner).
Box is sturdy amd hinges appear to be solid and work well. Lock appears to be complete except for key. This Lap Desk is offered as Restoration Needed. Please study the photos and condition description as you consider this listing.Thank You for looking and have an Awesome Day! The item "Antique Lap Desk 1800's Captains Desk Civil War Era Large Brass Bound 19 x 11" is in sale since Monday, October 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Woodenware\Boxes". The seller is "thisnthat-shoppe2012" and is located in Jonesport, Maine. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Bolivia, Egypt, Nicaragua, Viet nam, Uruguay, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Ecuador, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Canada, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion.