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The Desk Centre, 74-76 Northam Road, Northam, Southampton, Hampshire, UK, SO14 0PB

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Antique and Period Desks

As well as our comprehensive range of new desks, we also stock a large range of Period Desks, all fully restored to a high standard in our own workshops. These range from Desks made in the 1950’s through to Antique Desks made in the Edwardian and Victorian Period.

Please view our current stock listed below.

Current Stock

late Victorian Cylinder Top Desk.

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A fine quality late Victorian Cylinder Top Desk.
Made using American Walnut.


The top cylinder section works smoothly reveling the interior with six small satinwood drawers and letter racks. The pull out writing slide has three leathered sections, inlaid with new Bottle green leather. The middle slope can be hinged to work or write letters at.


A small mahogany gallery is located on the top surface.


Six locking Pedestal drawers with the original brass handles.

Fully restored and re polished.

Width

Height

Depth

Price

54" (137cm)

46" (117cm)

30" (76cm)

£2695
Special May offer price £2195

Edwardian '1901-1910', 'S' shaped Roll top desk

Width

Height

Depth

Price

47.5" (121cm)

50.5" (128cm)

30.5" (78cm)

£2095
Special May offer price £1695

A very unusual Edwardian '1901-1910', 'S' shaped Roll top desk made in Satin birch. Lovely interior made up of pigeon holes, letter racks & drawers.


The desk is paneled all the way around & has pull out brush slides, for extra writing platforms. There are 8 drawers the bottom right hand drawer being a double drawer. Each drawer has beautifully carved shaped hand made handles a real feature to this desk.

Width

Height

Depth

Price

43" (109cm)

53" (134cm)

12" (30cm)

£495

An interesting circa 1900 Oak Bureau Bookcase. The central Writing Bureau section, is flanked by two lockable cupboards. There are open shelves for books etc.


The locking Bureau fall, conceals a fitted pigeon hole interior. Restored and re polished to the original Medium Oak shade.

1900 Oak Bureau Bookcase Small Victorian Pitch pine pedestal desk

A Small Victorian Pitch pine pedestal desk, Nine single drawers fitted with the original solid brass handles.


Fully restored & wax polished, original olive green leather

Width

Height

Depth

Price

42" (107cm)

30" (76cm)

19" (48cm)

£625

Partners Desks

1930’s Mahogany Partners Office Desk

A 1930’s Mahogany Partners Office Desk. Each side of the Desk has six drawers including a double depth file drawer plus a pair of pull out leathered platform slides.


Lovely panelled pedestal sides supported on brass capped legs.


Restored and re polished to a mid antique mahogany shade with a new Wine leather top fitted.  

Width

Height

Depth

Price

60" (152cm)

30" (76cm)

48" (122cm)

£1955
Special May offer price £1495

An Edwardian ( 1901 - 1910 )  Oak Glazed Bookcase

An Edwardian ( 1901 - 1910 )  Oak Glazed Bookcase.  Two glazed doors, adjustable shelves inside.  Shaped Pelmet top section.


The base section has two drawers with the original art deco style handles. Cupboard doors with a further storage inside.  

Width

Height

Depth

Price

35.5" (90cm)

82" (208cm)

16.5" Top 12" (42cm-31cm)

£1045

All prices shown include VAT

A Charming, Edwardian ( 1910 ) Child's Writing Desk. Made in English Elmwood. Four single drawers with the original Brass handles. A pull out platform slide, a foot rest between the pedestal and side panel.


Fully restored and fitted with a new Wine leather top.


Width

Height

Depth

Price

33" (84cm)

26.5" (67cm)

18.5" (47cm)

£495

Width

Height

Depth

Price

42" (107cm)

28.5" (73cm)

23" (59cm)

£849

A very small, petite Mahogany Edwardian ladies Writing Desk. (circa 1910)


Nine single drawers with the original fine quality brass plate handles. The plinth pedestals bases have round turned feet fitted to increase the working height.


Fully restored and fitted with a new Olive Green leather top.


Width

Height

Depth

Price

60" (152cm)

30" (76cm)

36" (91cm)

£625

A 1960's Solid Mahogany Writing Table. Two drawers. Strong square legs.


Re polished to a rich antique mahogany shade with a new Bottle green leather top fitted.

An Edwardian ( 1901 - 1910 ) Dickens Style Desk. Made using solid Ash, which is similar in appearance to Oak.  


The desk section has nine drawers with the original brass ring handles. A further two drawers are located on the desk top with a brass gallery running along the back edge.

Polished to a light golden shade with an Olive Green leather inlays.

Width

Height

Depth

Price

48" (122cm)

35.5" (90cm)

24" (61cm)

£1195

Width

Height

Depth

Price

59.5" (151cm)

30" (76cm)

35.5" (90cm)

£695

A 1920's Country Style Writing Table. Manufactured in Pitch Pine, Oak and Beech. Three drawers with the original Brass Cup Handles. Gun Barrel style turned legs. Natural waxed finish.

Tan leather top.


A very large impressive 1920's oak partners desk. On one side of the desk it has 9 single drawers & a pair of pull out platform slides located under the top. On the opposite side of the desk it has a pair of cupboards with shelves inside & a pair of pull out platform slides located under the top also a central drawer. This desk has it's original brass & copper handles . The pedestals have small tapered legs at the bottom, paneled sides & doors.


The desk unscrews to make it easy to move. Fully restored & re polished to a lovely medium colour &  fitted with a new green hide leather.

Width

Height

Depth

Price

72" (183cm)

30" (76cm)

48" (122cm)

£1995
Special May offer price £1595

Width

Height

Depth

Price

72" (183cm)

30" (76cm)

48" (122cm)

£2295
Special May offer price £1895

A Large impressive Mahogany Edwardian Partners Desk (1901 - 1910)

Each side of the Desk has the same drawer layout. The left side having three single drawers, the right side having one double and a single drawer, a large centre drawer and a pair of pull out platform slides, cleverly concealed under the desk top.

Solid brass swan-neck handles fitted.

The pedestals have paneled sides and are supported on small tapered legs with brass box castors.

Restored, french polished and fitted with a new one piece Bottle Green hide leather top with Rose patern gilding.
Made by Cookes of Finsbury.

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A 1920's  Four Drawer Oak Filing Cabinet. 

This useful period filing cabinet has been convert in our workshop to take modern foolscap files. Four large drawers with the original wooden handles and brass information plates.

Paneled sides and back. Re polished to the original medium oak shade.

Width

Height

Depth

Price

15.5" (39cm)

54" (137cm)

27.5" (70cm)

£1095

A Small 1920's Oak Desk. Two drawers with a pull out platform slide. Original period handles.

Re polished and fitted with a new Green leather top, snake pattern gilding. 

Width

Height

Depth

Price

38" (96cm)

28" (71cm)

20" (51cm)

£425

Width

Height

Depth

Price

41.5" (105cm)

28" (71cm)

26" (66cm)

£695

A lovely mahogany Victorian turned leg writing table on castors, two locking drawers with turned wooden knob handles.


Fully restored & re polished, the table has it's original green leather top with Grecian gold tooling .


Width

Height

Depth

Price

54" (137cm)

29.5" (75cm)

32.5" (82cm)

£1795

A Lovely intermediate size Solid Oak Paneled Desk, made in the 1920's.

Eight drawers including a double depth drawer in the right pedestal. Original wooden handles. The middle drawer locks.

There are a pair of pull out oak platform slides located under the desk top. ( useful for extra working space )

The back of the desk has a modesty panel fitted between the pedestals.

Fully restored and re polished to the original Medium Oak shade and fitted with a new Wine leather top.


Edwardian '1901-1910', 'S' shaped Roll top desk

Width

Height

Depth

Price

44" (112cm)

30.5" (77cm)

20.5" (52cm)

£895

A Mahogany Victorian Ladies Desk with Matching Chair.

The attractive Desk has five drawers with the original decorative brass knobs fitted, supported on slim tapered legs. Shaped kneehole space.

Re polished and fitted with a new Wine leather top.

The Victorian Single Chair is polished to the same shade as the desk with a wine leather seat making them a nice matching set.


late Victorian Cylinder Top Desk.

A rare 1920's solid oak 's' shaped roll top desk, made by T.inclesant & sons of Leicester stamped on the makers key plate.


The desk has lovely panels all the way around & a pair of pull out platform slides. Eight drawers including a double filing drawer.


The desk has been fully restored & re polished, fitted with a new Tan leather top.


Width

Height

Depth

Price

54" (137cm)

50" (127cm)

31.5" (80cm)

£2295

Width

Height

Depth

Price

52" (134cm)

30" (76cm)

27.25" (69cm)

£1195

A Mid sized Mahogany Victorian Pedestal Desk. ( circa 1880 )


Nine locking drawers with new keys cut. Brass decorative knobs. Plinth pedestal bases.


Restored and re french polished. Fitted with a new Wine leather top and Rose pattern gilding.


Width

Height

Depth

Price

60" (152cm)

30" (76cm)

33.5" (85cm)

£1725

 A 1930's Solid Oak Paneled Desk.  Eight drawers including a double depth drawer in the right pedestal fitted with bars for modern day suspension files. Solid Brass handles, a locking middle drawer with the original key.

There are a pair of pull out leathered platform slides located under the desk top. ( useful for extra working space )


Fully restored and re polished to the original medium Oak shade, top and slides fitted with new Wine coloured leather.

Width

Height

Depth

Price

54" (137cm)

30.5" (77cm)

34" (86cm)

£1845

A Lovely intermediate size Solid Walnut Paneled Desk, made in the 1920's.

Eight drawers that look like eleven when closed. These including a double depth drawer in the left pedestal and a triple depth drawer in the right pedestal.  Solid brass handles handles. The middle drawer locks.

There are a pair of pull out Walnut platform slides with matching wine leather inlays located under the desk top. ( useful for extra working space )

Fully restored and re french polished. New wine leather top and slides with rose pattern gilding.