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200 year old secretary desk so cool. How come modern desk makers arent keen on hiding spots. This was to keep thieves or snoops at bay. Amazing 200 year old hand made desk full of secret compartments worlds most beautiful things the roentgens berlin secretary cabinet was designed and constructed by abraham 17111793 and david roentgen 17431807.
You might find one or two spots that will work but its not a consideration when building a desk like it used to be. Antique desk with hidden compartments. Discover the hidden features and intricate interior of this cabinet. This article discusses hidden compartments found in antique furniture pieces especially desks and secretaries and describes some examples with multiple secret compartments.
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