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Need help ID'ing an an old desk

Posted by thomasward00 (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 10, 11 at 23:03

My wife was given an old desk after Katrina in Uptown NOLA...

It is labeled on the back "Matthews Meir, Inc. NO LA

I have come to a dead end online...

Below is a link to the photos of the desk, it is structurally rock solid.

https://picasaweb.google.com/thomasward00/DeskPictures?authkey=Gv1sRgCPefjL757f7kHw#

Thanks in advance


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RE: Need help ID'ing an an old desk

Sorry it is labeled "Mathews Maier, Inc. NO LA


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RE: Need help ID'ing an an old desk

It looks like a deco moderne desk, probably from the 1930s. The pulls don't look quite right to me. The veneer appears to be in really sorry shape: if you like it, you can fix it up, but it probably has very little value. It could be interesting to keep as a survivor of the hurricane.


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