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Glenda, I'm looking on a M.C Lilly and co. partners table. From

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Hi Glenda,
I'm looking for information on a M.C Lilly and co. partners table. From what I've gathered there swords, uniforms, trunks are collectible but have found little to no info on furniture. Any info or resources would be highly appreciated.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 1 year ago.
Hello RyanAre you just wanting information on the company?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Any information on their furniture dept. whether their furniture is considered collectible. And more specifically any information on a partners table desk.Sorry I don't have a picture it's an oak or possibly mahogany partners desk, with internal file cabinetry and hand carved trimming. About 4x5 feet.
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 1 year ago.
HelloM.C. Lilley & Co., Military & Society Goods. "Founded in the mid-1860s in Columbus, Ohio, the M. C. Lilley Company was world renowned as manufacturers of regalia. Besides ceremonial swords, the Lilley Company produced banners, flags, emblems and uniforms for fraternal societies and organizations such as the Masons, Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias and policemen. Lilley also supplied the U. S. Marine Corps and the cadets of West Point and Annapolis with swords. " They also supplied office furniture to the Military as well as Lodge Furniture..Is the desk plain with the carved trim?