Anyway, I cleaned it up and repaired some busted pieces, painted the back-plate a deep ultramarine blue. and varnished the wood. Now it's on our games room wall, and getting filled up with knick-knacks of sizes suitable for the little cubbies.
|Here it is, in context. We collect a lot of stuff. This is just a tiny bit of it.|
Just as an aside, I had the opportunity some years ago to get a complete set of type drawers for a couple of hundred bucks. Alas, I didn't have much money to spare at the time, and we didn't really have anywhere to keep it, so I passed it by. I've kicked myself for that often and often since.