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Single Book Case
Made of solid maple. Adjustable shelves.
Height: 227cm | Width: 100cm

Pair of matching book cases Made of solid Brazilian mahogany with detachable upper and lower sections, adjustable shelves. Some minor scratches, otherwise in good condition.
Height: 241cm (upper 145cm; lower 96cm)
Width: 110cm | Base depth: 58cm
The pair: $2,950

Rare Pair of Large Plan Cabinets
This pair of plan cabinets was constructed for the NSW Government in the latter part of the 19th century. They were used by the Electricity Commission (Planning Dept.), and subsequently by a private collector. They can be used to store prints or collections of small objects. Made of Baltic pine, one cabinet is refinished in wax, and the second retains its original finish.

Height: 92cm | Width: 146.5cm | Depth: 87cm (each cabinet)
The pair $4,400

Single Large Plan Cabinet
Pine, made in the 1920s In good working order, but requires refinishing.
Height: 92cm | Width: 117cm | Depth: 91cm

Single Small Plan Cabinet
Pine, made in the 1920s-1930s Good working order, minor wear.
Height: 113cm | Width: 99.5cm | Depth: 60cm

Plan Cabinet
Stained pine, with six solid timber drawers also stained and finished inside, and a glass top with bevelled edges, c1900-10s.

Height: 106.5 | Width: 137cm | Depth: 78cm

Twin Pedestal Kneehole Desk
Stained veneer finish, c1880s. Minor chips to veneer.

Height: 74.5cm | Width: 122cm | Depth: 58cm
Kneehole: Height: 58cm | Width: 43cm | Depth: 22cm

Oak Desk
Originally from NSW Railways Department, c1920s.

Height: 79cm | Width: 137cm | Depth: 76cm
Drawer interior: Width: 41cm | Depth: 28cm

Specimen Cabinet
Provenance: Nicholson Museum, University of Sydney.
Comprising 48 drawers arranged in three vertical bays of 16, most with glass inserts intact, all but two brass handles intact, c1890s.
This was the lower portion of a ceiling height unit and as a consequence the top and sides needs some restoration.

Height: 164cm | Width: 204cm | Depth: 60cm
Drawer interior: Height: 6.3cm | Width: 61cm | Depth: 52cm

Horseshoe-shaped Tripod Side Table
Uncommon shape, solid beech with beech veneer, possibly English, c1890.
Old border damage to legs and beneath table top, some old cracks.
Height: 69.5cm | Width: 55cm | Depth: 65cm

Book Press
Painted black, brass handle, c1900
A few minor scratches and chips.
Height: 40cm | Width: 50cm | Platen: 37x35cm

Book Press
Painted brown, c1910s-20s
Height: 38cm | Width: 51cm | Platen: 38x26cm

Small Book PRess
c1910s-20s. Needs restoration.
Height: 27cm | Width: 28cm | Platen: 19x12cm

Large Book Press
Brass handles, collars and fittings, with original distributor's label "N.E. Smith, Sydney and Newcastle"c1900
Needs some restoration.
Height: 49cm | Width: 58cm | Platen: 51x47cm

'Freemont'Printer's Proofing Press
Rarely found proofing press, convenient and quick operation, manufactured in USA, originally from NSW Government Printer's Office (label attached), c1900.
Perished roller requires replacement and some restoration required.
Height: 18cm | Width: 59cm | Depth: 39cm

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