Digby vintage desk-top card index set - dark red-black leather-effect finish
Digby vintage desk-top card index set - dark red-black leather-effect finish
Digby vintage desk-top card index set - dark red-black leather-effect finish
Digby vintage desk-top card index set - dark red-black leather-effect finish
Digby vintage desk-top card index set - dark red-black leather-effect finish

Digby vintage desk-top card index set - dark red-black leather-effect finish

5/502
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Original c.1930s-50s stationery / office equipment / desk accessory, with blank cards and dividers - FREE UK P&P
£27.50

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Product description

Digby vintage desk-top card index set - dark red-black leather-effect finish
 
An original vintage "Digby" small desk-top card index set, comprising a case / box made of thick cardboard with dark red-black leather-effect finish to the exterior, which holds a large number of original off-white blank index cards along with several more blank cards (some white, some blue) of more recent date, together with a full original set of lettered dividers. The inside of the outer lid carries an advertisement for the "Digby" Card Index System, with a picture of a small wooden index card cabinet; the inner lid mentions the "Digby" Trial Outfit - which may be what this set was originally marketed as.
 
Although, being a genuine original vintage piece, the set shows various signs of age (see condition description below), it would nonetheless make a nicely displayable - and useful - desk accessory for a vintage-style library or study.
 
Date / era: c.1930s-50s
 
Material: Card
 
Brand / manufacturer: Digby
 
Country of origin: United Kingdom
 
Dimensions (approx.): Case 14.7 x 10.8 x 9.9cm (5.8 x 4.25 x 3.9in) when closed; cards 12.8 x 7.7cm (5.05 x 3.05in) each
 
Condition: Exterior of case discoloured with marks and stains together with age wear including scratches, indentations, and wear to edges and corners; some discoloration and marking to interior of case and to dividers; some discoloration together with occasional slight marking and foxing to cards (please see photos)
 
Unit quantity: 1 set
 
Unit weight (approx., before packing for transit): 955g
 
No. of units available (at last update): 1
 
Unit Price: £27.50 GBP - including FREE standard delivery within the United Kingdom
 
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Brand Digby
Code 5/502
Condition Used