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    Looks like its a couple hundred less than a new...

    Looks like its a couple hundred less than a new Journeyman. More bragging rights on a 50 yr old I'd imagine. You just never know; someone who has looked at the new ones might pop for it!
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    Thanks terry, I will post some pictures in the...

    Thanks terry, I will post some pictures in the next few weeks (hopefully) or sooner. I have a few other irons in the fire; but I will photo the clean up ....I most likely won't build the front panel...
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    Thanks Ted, I am now the proud owner of an Early...

    Thanks Ted, I am now the proud owner of an Early Gerstner! It's in pretty good shape for being that old .....
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    O31A same as the one pictured in Catalog#19 the...

    O31A same as the one pictured in Catalog#19 the drawers are numbered (except for a couple of the obvious ones , but they all have a 54 on them ..... 1954?? They started the stencil on the inner...
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    I just got a chance to work on the box pictured....

    I just got a chance to work on the box pictured. The back veneer was loose but intact so I reglued it back down; less than 20% across bottom and one side. It's good now . I started to clean up the...
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    No ,No, No, Those are pictures of the third box...

    No ,No, No, Those are pictures of the third box ,an Oak Dovetailed Box. The first two are leatherette boxes and the leatherette is intact now. I am not at all concerned about the front cover as I...
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    I thought is was Mahogany . Thanks . Here is...

    I thought is was Mahogany . Thanks . Here is another picture of the one coming tomorrow . I am excited !
    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/-tgAAOSw4ThdBmGc/s-l1600.jpg
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    Thanks , I was referencing a leatherette box that...

    Thanks , I was referencing a leatherette box that I already have, The one in the pictures is clearly oak as I have better pictures of it … https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/3hwAAOSwFPpdBmGt/s-l1600.jpg
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    That second box the 41a leatherette appears to be...

    That second box the 41a leatherette appears to be Mahogany . Is that a possibility; or are the drawers always oak? Grain looks like Mahogany
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    The 2nd leatherette box ia 41a I think....The oak...

    The 2nd leatherette box ia 41a I think....The oak I just purchased is I think O31A not sure of the years on the either of them. I have some nice antique oak to make a new door ….I'll make the bottom...
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    Way to go for sure. Lots of work; but you have a...

    Way to go for sure. Lots of work; but you have a winner.
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    New member (3rd Gerstner)

    Hello all I purchased My first Gerstner a couple years ago it's a Model 42 (leatherette) which needes some work I reglued the leatherette and had to make a side panel for the front it is pretty nice...
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