Here for sale is a fantastic vintage metal filing cabinet by "Art Metal" of London. Labelled "Art Metal Postindex Visible Files, London SW1. Art Metal were a manufacturer of steel office furniture in the early part of the 20th Century. This cabinet probably dates from around 1930. 

Stylish design with art deco shaped metal handles. Shallow drawers which originally held a paper filing system. The front lifts up, but can't be closed without the key. 

Extremely heavy. 


Scratches on the metal, key is missing. Otherwise in good condition. Shows signs of wear and tear as it is old and has been used, but only adds to its character. Great decorative item which would look fantastic in any home or business interior.

Please look at photos closely as they form part of the item description.


30.5 cm width, 62 cm depth, 36 cm height

Drawer height 2 cm

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Vintage Art Metal PostIndex Visible Files Filing Cabinet Metal Green