Betjemann Writing Box

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Betjemann Writing Box

An unusual and rare design by renowned cabinetmakers G.Betjemann & Sons, retailed by Toulmin & Gale, London. Veneered in exotic coromandel, complemented by a stunning satinwood interior.With ornate sterling silver mounts. Contains a black, silver-tooled leather writing surface (the underside of which has the maker’s plate, engraved (“TOULMIN & GALE 10 CORNHILL”), pen tray and two silver-plated glass inkwells. There is a secret, solid satinwood, sectioned compartment that extends from the back of the box, accessed by pressing the “Betjemanns Patent” engraved button. Hallmarked London 1878.