Antique mobile desk believed to be for use on a train. The highly portable desk would be unfolded and placed in-between rail cars or in the entrance of a train where passengers would perform their transactions. The item features a caged window for teller protection and had an after-market alarm switch added at some point in time, which is in working order.
When completely folded, it is the size of a small carry-on bag, but its full dimensions are 29" W x 22" D x 63" H with the writing surface at 41".
MM - 301475 - 080723
Please refer to photos regarding condition.
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