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Antique Coromandel Mahogany Mother of Pearl Victorian Writing Slope Box
Located in Dublin, Ireland
Stunning and rare example of an English well grained ladies Coromandel travelling writing slope of generous proportions. Third quarter of the 19th century, possibly earlier. The e...
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Mother-of-Pearl, Mahogany

Antique French Tortoiseshell Brass Inlaid Boulle Mahogany Writing Slope Box 19Ct
By André-Charles Boulle
Located in Dublin, Ireland
An exceptionally fine quality example of a polished brass and tortoiseshell inlaid Boulle style travelling writing slope made during the third quarter of the 19th century, of French ...
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Antique 19th Century French Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Antique Campaign Anglo-Indian Padouk Tambour Writing Slope Desk, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
Fine quality Anglo-Indian Padouk tambour fall fronted Campaign writing slope on stand, circa 1840 in date. This superb writing slope desk would have been made for military officers ...
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Antique 1840s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Antique Victorian Writing Slope Rosewood and Mother of Pearl Scotland 1870 B2350
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique Victorian writing slope, rosewood and mother of pearl, Scotland 1870, B2350 Scotland 1870 Solid rosewood and mother of pearl Original finish The top with flower + folia...
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Antique 1870s Scottish Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

Antique Salesman Sample American Pine Standup Desk Sloped Chest Storage Cabinet
Located in Dayton, OH
Late 19th century rectangular lift top slant lid stand up desk. Features five dovetailed drawers with glass handles and turned feet. The upper lid lifts to large storage compartment....
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Antique Late 19th Century American Classical Desks and Writing Tables

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Pine

Antique Merchant's Writing Slope, English, Leather, Correspondence Box, C.1890
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique merchant's writing slope. An English, leather bound correspondence box, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1890. Fascinating, leather bound London merchant'...
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Antique Late 19th Century British More Desk Accessories

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Leather

Antique Campaign Writing Slope, Ship's Captain, Correspondence, Desk, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique campaign writing slope. An English, mahogany ship's captain's correspondence desk, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1850. Superior campaign piece with capt...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Desk Sets

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Mahogany

Antique 19th Century Travelling Box, Writing Slope, circa 1860
Located in Greven, DE
Antique travelling secretary, writing slope Belgium Dark stined Birdseye Maple 19th century, Historicism circa 1860 Dimensions: H x W x D: cm x cm x cm Description: Recta...
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Antique 1860s Belgian Decorative Boxes

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Birdseye Maple

Rare Antique English Regency Rosewood & Brass Writing Slope Box Lap Desk
Located in Shippensburg, PA
An inordinately fine box, the exterior is dressed with full width and depth rosewood veneers carefully applied to flow between seams of the writing slope. Heavy gauge brass mounts ar...
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Antique 1810s English Regency Decorative Boxes

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Brass

Antique English Travel Box and Writing Slope with Exceptional Inlay, circa 1850
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English travel box and writing slope with exceptional inlay, circa 1850. FBX071.
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Antique 19th Century Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Antique English Carved Oak Bible Box Writing Slope Desk Book Slant Top Lectern
Located in Shreveport, LA
~Direct from England~ ~When on a buying trip to Europe, we never pass up one of these antique Bible boxes, they’re on the permanent “must find” list…and yet this is one of the first...
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Antique 19th Century British Decorative Boxes

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Oak

Antique Anglo-Indian Bombay Carved Sandalwood Writing Slope Box Mid-19th Century
Located in Dublin, Ireland
Stunning Anglo-Indian Bombay hand carved sandalwood writing slope of generous proportions and outstanding quality, mid-19th century. The exterior hand carved profusely with animal...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Victorian Sculptures and Carvings

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Mahogany, Sandalwood

Antique Writing Slope, Victorian Lap Desk, Rosewood Mother-of-Pearl, 1870
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique writing slope, Victorian lap desk, rosewood mother-of-pearl, 1870, B1041 Scotland 1870 Rosewood with top inlaid with mother-of-pearl Fall front opens to reveal original ...
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Antique 1870s Scottish Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Mother-of-Pearl, Rosewood

Antique Style French Writing Slope Walnut Desk Floral
Located in Longdon, Tewkesbury
A beautiful French walnut writing slope, the decorative ceramic case painted and decorated with floral panels and brass banding with a hinged top enclosing a double storage tray, abo...
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20th Century Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Antique French Provincial Slope Front Desk
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique Provincial carved walnut slope front desk with original hardware
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Antique 19th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Antique Writing Slope, English, Mahogany, Brass, Correspondence Box, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a delightful antique writing slope. An English, quality mahogany and brass correspondence box, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1895. Strikingly attractive with ...
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Antique Late 19th Century British More Desk Accessories

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Mahogany

Antique Writing Slope, English, Oak, Travelling Correspondence Box, Edwardian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique writing slope. An English, oak travelling correspondence box, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. Quality writing slope encased in superb stocks of oak ...
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Early 20th Century English Edwardian Desks

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Oak

Early 19th Century King Wood Antique Writing Slope
By Bayley and Blew
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
179 Antique writing slope with brass edge and binding with flush fitted brass handles, escutcheon top plaque and other brass decoration. The timber is the finest quality kingwood. ...
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Antique Early 19th Century British More Furniture and Collectibles

Antique Writing Slope, Writing Box, Antique Lap Desk, Walnut Campaign Box, B1441
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique Writing Slope, Writing Box, Antique Lap Desk, Walnut, Scotland 1870, Antique Furniture, B1441 Scotland 1870 Brass Fittings around Perimeter of Desk Opens to Reveal a Fit...
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Antique 1870s Scottish Victorian Desks

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Walnut

Antique Writing Slope, Writing Box, Antique Lap Desk, Walnut,Scotland 1880 B1082
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique Writing Slope, Writing Box, Antique Lap Desk, Walnut, Scotland 1880, Antique Furniture, B1082 Scotland 1880 Inlaid Top Perimeter Inlaid Monogram to Top Sing Glass Inkwell (o...
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Antique 1880s Scottish Desks

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Walnut

Antique Writing Slope, English, Rosewood, Leather, Pen Box Victorian, circa 1880
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique writing slope. An English, rosewood and leather pen box, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880. Period Victorian boxed slope Displays a desirable aged pat...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Decorative Boxes

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Rosewood

Antique Writing Slope, Large Victorian Walnut Lap Desk, Scotland 1860s, B1428
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique writing slope, large Victorian brass bound walnut lap desk with fitter interior, Scotland 1860s, antique furniture, B1428. Scotland 1860s The exterior has brass round edg...
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Antique 1860s Scottish Victorian Desks

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Walnut

Antique Coromandel Writing and Stationery Slope, circa 1840
Located in London, GB
This is an antique Victorian coromandel and brass writing and stationery slope of rectangular shape, circa 1840. The box is of rectangular shape with brass borders and a brass eng...
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Antique 1840s English More Desk Accessories

Antique Georgian Mahogany Victorian Brass Bound Traveling Writing Slope Box
Located in Dublin, Ireland
An exceptionally fine quality English well figured solid mahogany ladies or gents travelling writing slope of outstanding quality and medium proportions, with unusual moulded brass i...
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Antique 19th Century English Georgian Inkwells

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Brass

Antique Coromandel Ormolu & Sevres Porcelain Writing Slope 19th Century
Located in London, GB
A lovely antique Victorian Coromandel ormolu mounted writing slope, the lid applied with an oval Sevres porcelain plaque of cherubs with floral wreaths and doves within a decorative ...
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Antique 1850s English Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Ormolu

Antique Regency Rosewood Writing and Stationery Slope, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
This is a highly decorative antique Regency rosewood and brass inlaid writing and stationery slope of rectangular shape, circa 1820 in date. The box is profusely inlaid with decor...
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Antique 1820s Regency Decorative Boxes

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Brass

Antique English Burr Walnut Writing Slope Desk Set 19th Century
Located in London, GB
This is a wonderful antique writing slope in figured walnut with wonderful cut brass decorative mounts, dating from Circa 1870. The slightly domed rectangular box features applied ...
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Antique 1870s English More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Antique Coromandel Mahogany Brass Inlaid English Writing Box Slope Mother Pearl
Located in Dublin, Ireland
An exceptionally fine quality English well figured Coromandel and satinwood lined ladies or gents travelling writing slope of outstanding quality and medium proportions and tradition...
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Antique 19th Century English Inkwells

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Brass

Antique Ladies Compendium Containing Work Box, Writing Slope And Jewellery Drawers
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
A 'Pagoda' style table top ladies compendium or cabinet made of Coromandel with extensive mother of pearl decoration to the top front and the inside. Two doors to the front open t...
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Antique 19th Century British Boxes

Antique Kingwood Writing Slope Stationary Cabinet by Paul Sormani, 19th Century
By Paul Sormani
Located in London, GB
This is a wonderful antique writing slope / stationary cabinet by the renowned cabinet maker Paul Sormani, circa 1870 in date. This wonderful writing slope is brass inlaid with w...
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Antique 1870s French More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Writing Slope, Antique Victorian Lap Desk, Marine Walnut Brass, Scotland, B1096
Located in Vancouver, BC
Writing slope, antique Victorian lap desk, marine walnut brass, Scotland, 1870, B1096 Scotland, 1892 (dated as such on engraved plaque) Figured walnut Original brass straps Op...
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Antique 1890s Scottish Victorian Desks

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Brass

Antique Regency Brass Inlaid Boulle Writing and Stationery Slope, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
This is a highly decorative antique Regency Gonçalo Alves and brass inlaid writing and stationery slope of rectangular shape, circa 1820 in date. The box is profusely inlaid with ...
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Antique 1820s English Regency Decorative Boxes

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Brass

Antique Papier Mache Inlaid Mother of Pearl Writing Slope Box Chinoiserie MOP
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique black lacquered, scalloped edge writing slope with gold painted accents setting off a floral inlay of mother of pearl. Interior flat surface is lined with red velvet and incl...
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Early 20th Century Chinoiserie Decorative Boxes

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Mother-of-Pearl, Hardwood, Lacquer

B385 Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Travelling Lap Desk, Writing Slope, Box
Located in Vancouver, BC
England, circa 1870. All original condition. Having a lift top letter holder, flanked by a pair of inkwells fold down writing surface below lift up writing slope is a secret comp...
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Antique 1870s English More Desk Accessories

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Walnut

Antique Bible Box on Stand, English Oak Writing Slope 17th Century and Later
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique bible box on stand, an English oak writing slope dating from the 17th century and later. Centuries old oak bible box raised on Victorian stand Grain interest i...
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Antique 17th Century Charles II Decorative Boxes

Antique Writing Slope, Victorian Mahogany Lap Desk, Scotland 1870, B1768
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique writing slope, Victorian mahogany campaign lap desk, Antique Furniture, Scotland 1870, B1768 Scotland, 1870 Mahogany Rectangular top with brass cartouche To the top, br...
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Antique 1870s Scottish Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Writing Slope, Antique Victorian Lap Desk, Marine Walnut Brass Desk, 1870
Located in Vancouver, BC
Writing slope, antique Victorian lap desk, marine walnut brass, Scotland, 1870, B1081. Scotland 1870 Figured walnut Original brass straps and corner pieces Opens to reveal a bl...
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Antique 1870s Scottish Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Antique Writing Slope, Georgian Walnut, circa 1810
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an English antique writing slope dating to circa1810. In good antique condition this writing slope retains the original working lock and key. The lid is decorated by a bla...
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Antique Early 19th Century British Georgian More Desk Accessories

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Walnut

Antique Tabletop Writing Slope
Located in Houston, TX
An antique writing slope from France. Made of wood in an aged golden color with a beautiful patina, the hinged lid lifts to reveal a storage area with a small shelf. A small round cu...
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Antique 1890s French Desks

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Wood

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H 8 in. W 30. in. D 24.5 in.
Antique Writing Slope, Bramah Lock, Victorian, Mechi London, circa 1840
By John Joseph Mechi
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique writing slope in mahogany with Bramah lock, an English, Victorian slope by renowned maker with Royal connections, John Joseph Mechi, dating to the early 19th centu...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Mahogany

Antique Writing Slope, Victorian Lap Desk, Walnut, Scotland 1860s, B1442
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique writing slope, large Victorian inlaid brass walnut lap desk with fitter interior, Scotland, 1860s, antique furniture, B1442. Scotland 1860s Brass inlay around the perimeter ...
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Antique 1860s Scottish Victorian Desks

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Walnut

Antique Coromandel Brass & Pewter Inlaid Writing Slope, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
A lovely antique Victorian Coromandel writing slope, the Coromandel applied with beautiful inlaid decoration of brass, silver, bone and pewter, circa 1860 in date. Opening to an i...
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Antique 1860s British Victorian Decorative Boxes

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Silver, Brass, Pewter

19th Century Antique Mahogany Writing Slope Desk, circa 1850
Located in San Francisco, CA
About An antique mahogany writing slope desk with brass carrying handles, corners and key hole. The box flips open to reveal a green felt writing space and a pair original glass ink...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Georgian Desks

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Brass

Antique Victorian Turnbridge Ware Burl Walnut Traveling Wooden Writing Slope Box
Located in Dublin, Ireland
An exceptionally fine quality English tunbridge ware inlaid well figured solid burr walnut ladies or gents travelling writing slope of outstanding quality and compact proportions, La...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Inkwells

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Brass

English George III Mahogany and Brass Antique Traveling Desk Writing Slope Box
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A rare find in this condition and with this degree of originality throughout, this fine mahogany writing slope is austere and simple in form. Original heavy brass carrying handles fl...
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Antique Late 18th Century English George III Desk Sets

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Brass, Steel

Antique English Regency Period Rosewood Lap Desk Writing Slope Box, circa 1830
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A very nice quality English Regency period rosewood and brass writing slope, this is a fine piece remaining in excellent original condition. It opens to reveal an early tooled green ...
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Antique Early 19th Century British Regency More Desk Accessories

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Brass

Antique Writing Slope For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal antique writing slope for your home. Frequently made of wood, metal and brass, every antique writing slope was constructed with great care. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer antique writing slope, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. An antique writing slope made by Victorian designers — as well as those associated with Georgian — is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one antique writing slope that is appealing in its simplicity, but Bayley and Blew, John Joseph Mechi and Paul Sormani produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Antique Writing Slope?

Prices for an antique writing slope can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $300 and can go as high as $5,910, while the average can fetch as much as $1,081.