Writing Ain’t Cheap

This certainly raises the bar on writing desks. I think I need something like this to keep organized, campaign-style, when I take to the road permanently. Absolutely beautiful, classy, and practical.

The Furniture Record

Not if you want to do it with a bit of style and class. Anyone can go get a pencil and a legal pad, but some people want more. Or to spend more.

This is the tale of three writing desks that are unique and tasteful. And expensive relatively speaking.

First up this the full-blown classy English writing box available slightly used for a mere $2400:

As classy as it gets. As classy as it gets.

If you close it, it looks like this. If you close it, it looks like this. Burl adds to the cost/value.

An interior view showing storage and the perpetual calendar. An interior view showing storage and the perpetual calendar.

The calendar is three paper scrolls. The calendar is three paper scrolls.Use the small knobs to change the displayed day/date/month.

These people made it. From England. These people made it. From London. The one in England.

Secret compartments, there are two that I found.

The calendar lifts out revealing more storage. The calendar lifts out revealing more storage.

And a drawer in the front. And a drawer in the front.

Next, in the same shop, is this simpler yet elegant writing box.

Again, quite tasteful. Again…

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About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee fiddler...mostly
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2 Responses to Writing Ain’t Cheap

  1. Albert says:

    Hard to believe writing is becoming a lost art. Beautiful stuff by the way. Thanks.

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