Antique Wooden Oak 1930s Tambour Front Filing Cabinet By Abbess Chest of Drawers

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Antique Wooden Oak 1930s Tambour Front Filing Cabinet By Abbess Chest of Drawers

Antique Wooden Oak 1930s Tambour Front Filing Cabinet By Abbess Chest of Drawers

Circa 1930
Manufactured by - Abbess

A late 1930s tambour fronted filing cabinet by office equipment suppliers Abbess

The dark oak exterior is the perfect contrast against the bank of 9 lighter coloured filing drawers.

Makes for a popular alternative to a modern metal filing cabinet.

Great addition to anyones home office.

Complete with the original key - However the lock doesn't really work as the tambour front can be pulled down without the need to use the key - Good to have just in case it does suddenly lock - The tambour does stay up on its own but a heavy hand or bang on the top will make it drop down.

Included in the sale is a lovely silk key tassel as pictured.

Height 96.5cm
Width 48cm
Depth 40.5cm

Drawer size
38cm X 31cm
Depth 6cm

Condition - Good.
Tambour goes up and down smoothly
All drawers open and close with ease.
Nice and stable so suitable for everyday use.
Scratches and scuffs typical for age and use.

Item No, 4915

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