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This particular design was designed by me but was rejected in Oct. of 1954 as being to costly to reproduce in a mass production line.
My design as a fourteen year old was based on the knowledge that Mr. Wright liked reds as a color (and particularly Cherokee Red) and mahogany as a wood. I decided to try and combine the two.
The nine drawer configuration was based a playful and fanciful way of working in my birthday-----May 9th. I sat on this design for 25 years and then decided to produce it for myself. I worked in the reds of mahogany as a sign of honor and esteem for Mr. Wright.
If you are interested in a photo, let me know your email. Yours, William V. Minnich
And again, in 2009:
The Cherokee Red thread cited by David might be found here:
You may certainly contact me with photos. The "Contact me" option here no longer seems to include readers' emails.
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