A mahogany tall letter filing cabinet
Lot 482W
A late Victorian mahogany 'Amberg's Letter File'circa 1900
Sold for £2,160 (US$ 2,901) inc. premium

Lot Details
A late Victorian mahogany 'Amberg's Letter File'
circa 1900
With a tambour shutter enclosing fifteen drawers, each enclosing a clip for holding papers, divided by a slide, labelled to the top 'Amberg', and each drawer with 'Amberg's Cabinet Letter File' label for listing drawer contents, 48cm wide, 42cm deep, 202cm high (18.5" wide, 16.5" deep, 79.5" high).

Footnotes

  • Cameron Amberg & Co. was established in 1868 and made its first Cabinet Letter Files in 1875, when they won an award from the American Institute, New York. In 1876 its Cabinet Letter Files were awarded a medal at the Centennial Exposition. By 1893 the company name changed to Amberg Letter & File Co.
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