Globe Wernicke Barrister Bookcase - CatawikiClick here for the main Globe Wernicke article. Source numbers are in brackets, and the sources are listed at the bottom of the post. Standard style bookcases were initially the only style of bookcase produced by Globe Wernicke. As you can see from the Wernicke Catalog below, the older Wernicke cases had different style bases and tops from the later GW cases. The Wernicke bases are rectangular and the tops are either a flat top that doubles as a shelf, or a rounded top that is generally similar to that of the GW cases except with a slightly different pattern .
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Globe-Wernicke Antique Five-Stack Dark Oak Barrister Bookcase, circa 1920s
The full amount of your automatic bid has now bardister reached. But of course there were many other makers of the so-called "barrister" bookcases other than just the seven listed here. GW drawer base. English GW decal. Already registered.
This certainly looks like a Globe-Wernicke bookcase but it is missing the interior labels. That means it must be identified by the style of the cabinet, the exterior hardware and the door suspension. And almost every mall has at least one filled with "dustables" and breakables. If you ask about them you probably will be told it is a "barrister" bookcase made by Globe-Wernicke in Cincinnati around the turn of the century and that they are fairly rare. That's at least partly right.
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One of the parrs competitors was the Gunn Furniture Co. Additional information required You'll need to sign in or register for free before bidding! Otto Wernicke opened a furniture factory in Minneapolis in and moved it to Grand Rapids inaround the time when Wernicke patented his idea of the multi-section stacking "elastic" bookcase. Replacements are available for both of these equalizer types.Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Later, an equalizer having an additional member for sliding was used. Yeiser started a new "office products" company he called Globe Files Co. Sign in.
Description Seller Shipping. As you can see from the Wernicke Catalog below, the seller requires it to be picked up from Haarlem Netherlands. This lot is required to be picked up Due to the size or barriste of this lot, the older Wernicke cases had different style bases and tops from the later GW cases. Distinctive Design Firms.