An Edwardian Permanent Under-Secretary of State Despatch Box, 1902
An Edwardian Permanent Under-Secretary of State Despatch Box, 1902
An Edwardian Permanent Under-Secretary of State Despatch Box, 1902
An Edwardian Permanent Under-Secretary of State Despatch Box, 1902
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An Edwardian Permanent Under-Secretary of State Despatch Box, 1902

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39.5cm (15.5in) x 27cm (10.8in) x 13cm (5in)

Green leather over wood, and similar in construction to red ministerial boxes. Fitted with swing handle to the hinged side to ensure the box is locked before being carried; the lid embossed  with the EVIIR cypher of Edward VII (reigned 1901-1910). The interior stamped with the maker’s name of H.M. Stationer, Wickwar & Co., 6 Poland Street, London. The lock bearing the stamp of Bramah, London.