Vtg Printer's Letterpress Type Drawer California Job Case Re-purposing Special For Sale
Vtg Printer's Letterpress Type Drawer California Job Case Re-purposing Special:
The previous owner started to rework this drawer but did not finish the job. It is in a great starting place if you have been wanting a drawer to rework. All of the paint/varnish has been stripped off the face exposing the beautiful oak and the inside of the bottom has had some serious cleaning. The legs do not add anything to the structural strength of the drawer so you can cut them off if that would help with your plans for the drawer. Vintage Letterpress Type tray or drawer. California Job Case layout. Cast Iron Hamilton Handle on this drawer. There is a Hamilton MFG Maker's Mark stamped on the top of the left center frame board as well as "New Departure Patented" . The Maker's Mark has been nearly sanded off. Write if you need photos. This drawer measures approximately 32 1/8" x 19 3/8". The legs add about 2 7/8" so the drawer proper is about 16 1/2". The Handle adds another 3/4". Interior depth of the drawer is about 1 1/16" while the outside depth is 1 3/8". The bottom is Plywood. The outside surface of the bottom is in good condition. There is a blister which has been popped (resulting in a loss of wood) on the inside surface. Look at the front row, 3rd column over from left in the left section. The remaining wood could be glued down or maybe the way to go would be removing the rest of that layer of wood in that particular compartment. Several of the small dividers have the bottoms cut out. The top of the back wall divider in the front row left most compartment in the left section is missing as well. Look at the last 4 photos for details. We have pictured the sections in order so you have the left, center and right sections. In the center section a cross divider has been removed in the front row. See second from last photo for details of the divider that has been removed. The drawer is solid structurally. We cleaned the outside of the frame with a moist cloth. Study the photos carefully The drawer you see is the drawer you get! Questions? Please ask. Thanks. Ken Free shipping applies only to the 48 contiguous United States.