For Sale
A Substantial Handsome
Late Victorian Bureau


In Two Sections For Easy Transportation.
Astragal Glazed Top, With Three Removable Shelves.
Bureau Base Has Some Great Detail & Offers Good Storage.
The Slope Fronted Writing Compartment Is Fitted With Pigeon Hole Compartments To The Back & A Leather Inset Writing Slope To The Interior Lid.
Below Is A Bank Of Three Long Drawers With Lion Head Carved Handles.
Standing On Bracket Feet.

Complete With Working Lock & Key.



Good Quality, Heavy Old Bureau, In Good Used Condition For Age.

Showing General Expected Signs Of Regular Use, Age & Wear. 

The Bureau Is Strong, Sturdy & Built To Last.
Aesthetically The Bureau Shows The Signs Of Regular Use, Age & Wear.

To The Interior, The Inset Leather Writing Slope Is Worn & Faded. Various Use Marks To Interior In Front Of The Pigeon Compartments With Worn Patches To The Varnish.
Chipped Corner To The Interior Top Right Corner Of The Lid. There Is Another Chip To The Exterior Of The Lid, Bottom Left Corner As Shown In The Photos.

The Writing Slope Lid Is Supported By Two Strong Pull Out Arms. The Hinges Are Strong, The Centre Has Been Bent & Is Chipped Around The Setting Of The Hinge.
The Hinges Aren't The Originals So Do Shows Chips & Surface Wear Around The Exterior Where They Have Been Changed.
On Close Inspection Along The Centre Front Of The Lid There Is An Aesthetic Surface Split, No Movement In This, The Frame Is Strong.

The Drawers Are Strong & Smooth Running
General Use Marks To Interiors. 

To The Top Bookcase Interior, A Couple Of The Shelf Supports Have Been Replaced.
General Surface Wear Around The Door Openings & Lock In Particular, Little Chips To Inside Catch.

To The Top Right Back Corner Of The Bookcase There Is A Chip To The Cornice.

To The Back & Feet On Close Inspection There Are Some Old Treated Worm Holes, No Activity, Treated To Ensure.

A Beautiful Piece Of Good Quality Furniture, Not Perfect, Showing The Expected Signs Of Regular Use Over Time.

Please See Photos Best Demonstrating The Overall Condition,
Alternatively Please Message Me For Further Pictures If Required.



51cm Deep  x 131cm Wide x 214cm High 




Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
10am - 4pm

CLOSED, Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday


Local & Long Distance Delivery Available:

FREE Local Delivery For The Immediate Town of Halstead & Surrounding Villages.
*One Man Service To The Door*
Small Charge For Neighbouring Towns

UK Mainland Delivery ... £78
Restrictions Apply To Remote, Rural, Far Distant Postcodes

Deliveries Are Made By An Independent Courier Within 7 - 14 Days Of Collection.
The Delivery Service Is A One Man Service To The Door.


PayPal or Cash on Collection.
Please Note That This Item Must Be Collected And Paid For Within Seven Days Of The End of The Auction or Purchase. After This Time The Transaction Will Be Cancelled And The The Item Will Be Re-Listed


Please do not hesitate to message me should you have any further questions.
Should you require more pictures please message with an email contact.



Returns & Refunds

All items that we sell will be used and some will be quite old. And therefore we do our best to describe all items as best as possible, all descriptions will state any imperfections marks or damage and these statements will be supported by as many pictures as possible. All pictures provided will be as true as taken, we do not use any affects for the photos. Inspection and viewing of all items is welcomed from our Essex Shop. If unable to view the item for yourself please do not hesitate to ask for further pictures or ask any questions that you may have as we will be happy to help.

Because our items are used and second hand and described as best as possible we will only accept returns and offer a refund if the item is found to be damaged in transit or not as described for any reason with proof. Please be sure you wish to buy before making your purchase.

If for any reason there is any problem with the item, please be sure to contact us immediately so that we can do our best to resolve this problem for you as soon as possible.



All items will be carefully looked after, where necessary items will be blanket wrapped; fragile items will also be paper and bubble wrapped and safely secured.

Local deliveries to Halstead where possible will be offered free of charge, please contact us prior to buying so that we can insure that this is possible.

Deliveries for local and surrounding towns and villages will be quoted and out taken by ourselves. Please note that unless otherwise stated all deliveries will be undertaken as a one man service to the door, should the item be of considerable weight and require two men to lift and you are not able to assist with lifting, please inform us prior to delivery so that we can arrange assistance.

For long distance deliveries we will source quotes from local and reliable independent couriers. These independent couriers are all fully insured for contents. Courier deliveries will be a one man service to the door, please note that the couriers cannot assist with lifting upstairs unless arranged with them direct. Please advise prior to requesting a quote if you require a two man service and we will arrange this for you.  Deliveries during busy periods can take from seven to fourteen days from purchase.

If arranging your own collection and delivery via an alternative courier please be advised that we cannot take responsibility for the item once removed from our premises. Collections can be made within our opening hours everyday 10am – 4pm except Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays when we are closed, if outside of these hours please contact us to arrange a time.

We Are Open For Viewings & Collections, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10am - 4pm

Late Victorian Carved Oak Bureau Bookcase

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