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    Portable Writing Kit from the Civil War Period. Interesting desk piece that patented on December 21, 1861, as stamped on the swiveling wooden buckle that supports the writing surface. It measures 9" x 14" when fully open and has a slatted wooden surface covered in waterproof canvas and a metal cylinder for storage of writing tools and ink. Some separation in the black canvas with a few scrapes on the varnished wood. A fine "go with" for your collection of Civil War letters.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
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