Box, Writing

A wooden writing box with a hinged lid and purple felt lining the interior writing surface. The box has remnants of a brass band running around the outside edge and an unmarked metal plate in the centre of the lid.
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This writing companion came over with Richard and Elizabeth Putt on the William Bryan and has since been handed down from father to son to daughter (1955)" was written on a typed and handwritten note accompanying the box. It was given to Rosalie Barriball (nee Putt) by her father Arthur William Theodore Putt in 1955.
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