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Huge 1943 field desk

Started by robinb , Apr 06 2017 04:49 PM

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#1 robinb

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 04:49 PM

Actually I think this is for mail distribution. It's not set up properly as it has a pair of 3 way folding legs that attach to it. 1943 dated. I have never encountered one of these before and I can't find any pictures on line of one.

 

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 05:23 PM

That is pretty cool. I love unusual stuff like that. It does look like a PO center. When I was in Afghanistan, the post office was run by the Navy with civilian contract clerks.
Thanks for posting it.
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Posted 08 May 2017 - 06:20 PM

Got it set up finally. It's a big monster. The bottom compartment has removable partitions. Once taken out the legs are folded up and strapped into the large compartment for storage.

 

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Posted 10 May 2017 - 06:40 AM

That is a nice exhibit...and dig the phonograph.......



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Posted 11 May 2017 - 11:07 AM

Looks really good Robin. Maybe fill it with period mail/letters...



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Posted 11 May 2017 - 03:51 PM

Ever fire up the M- 37 range? Wish I had room.


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