Prior to the advent of electronic key cards and bar codes, elegant metal medallions labeled keys and their corresponding hotel rooms or lockers, and also tracked inventory and tools at large businesses. The oval flea-market find at left cost $8; the round specimens, $6 apiece. - CountryLiving.com
Spectacular antique French 3 drawer lady's writing desk in very nice original condition with the original tooled leather top and ebonized finish. Another nice feature is that there are two extension leaves that can be drawn out from each side. This petite table would work well in the master bedroom as a desk or a dressing table with the addition of a mirror or in the corner of the living room for jotting notes and paying bills.