First let me apologize to those of you that receive my blog via e-mail. There was an error that repeated. The word was spelled correctly; it was just the wrong word. I spotted it just after posting the blog. Seems I can’t go back and un-send a post. The error made it through the WordPress proofread tool and the grammar checker in Word.
The last auction I attended not only had three more butler’s desks but it had a fair number of secret compartments. Maybe not all secret. Some are more concealed than secret. Remember this desk?
Looking at the gallery, you can see the document boxes on either side of the prospect door without any obvious way to open the boxes:
Looking within the prospect reveals nothing of use:
Removing the drawer provides the answer:
Next is in this butler’s desk:
Not really a secret but certainly not obvious.
Now we move on the this more-or-less traditional slant front desk:
Another desk with bookshelf:
There was something going on with a latch and a horizontal divider that I couldn’t figure out:
The gallery was rapidly filling with patrons drinking free moderately priced white wine and scarfing steamed shrimp and crab cake sliders. The wine auction was about to start and I had to go.
Finally, there was this handsome desk:
Now that I have resolved my DSL connectivity issues, blogs should be coming more regularly. I hope.