The gorgeous Art Steel Company Steelmaster index card filing box with sliding drawer is in very good condition. The iconic Art Deco style logo is in the form of a badge just above the top of the sliding index card drawer and has "Steelmaster" with "ART STEEL CO. INC., NEW YORK, U.S.A." beside a globe shape with "Steelmaster" across the center. While the exterior has a beautifully distressed appearance from age and wear, the interior sliding drawer has very little wear and age. Hence, it is very unlikely that this Steelmaster steel index card box was used on a day-to-day basis. Also, the front chrome handle has a wonderful rustic patina developing over its surface which further enhances the mid-century industrial charm of this gorgeous Steelmaster box. While the color of the exterior may have had a different technical name when this box was produced, it appears to be very close to what is referred to as "Navy Gray".
Please note that screen resolution and/or original lighting could cause the colors to appear lighter or darker than actual. Also, while it is hard to be for sure if the box originally came with rubber feet on the bottom, there are no rubber feet with the box.
There are a few small dings on the box - one on the top left edge about midway back, one on the right bottom edge near the back, and one to the right of the rustic chrome handle on the front of the drawer. Other than this, there are no breaks, cracks, deep dents, or repair places on this gorgeously distressed Steelmaster index card filing box and sliding drawer. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub marks on the box and drawer - mainly in the form of distress and age.
The decorative possibilities for this gorgeous Art Steel Company Steelmaster index card filing box with sliding drawer are many. The entryway or den area would be enhanced by the addition of this gorgeous Steelmaster index card filing box. Also, the home office or study area would welcome this beautifully distressed Steelmaster box for its organizational capabilities and wonderful mid-century industrial charm. In addition, the growing collection of mid-century industrial items would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this awesome Steelmaster filing box.
The collector will appreciate this gorgeous Art Steel Company Steelmaster index card box for its very good condition, aged and distressed navy gray color, chrome handle with developing rustic patina, attractive mid-century industrial charm, and beautiful overall appearance.
The gorgeous navy gray Art Steel Company Steelmaster index card filing box and sliding drawer weighs approximately 81 oz.
The distressed mid-century Steelmaster index card holder measures approximately 5 3/16" tall x 6 3/8" wide x 16 1/8" deep.
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Vintage Steel Box Steelmaster Index Navy Gray Rustic Chrome Distressed Metal Sliding Drawer Art Steel Co Home Decor Index Holder
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Europe : 7 - 10 business days
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I gladly accept returns and exchanges
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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.