Beautiful Campaign Despatch Box made by J. Allen of 37 The Strand. Comes complete with leather case, blotting paper book and tools (ruler, pens, letter opener etc) ink well and matchbox with matches.The outer leather case is debossed with the initials'F. F' and the inner box brass handle plate is engraved with'F. The leather strap is torn (see photo) but could easily be repaired. W Allen were high quality box makers based on The Strand in London.
This particular box design was patented by them (see photo). The item "Victorian Campaign Despatch Box / Writing Slope in Leather Case, J. Allen" is in sale since Sunday, November 18, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Writing Slopes".The seller is "eggdom" and is located in Preston. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Chile.