There’s money in Junk (Office Furniture)

a 1950s Steelcase Desk
a 1950s Steelcase Desk

According to an article in The National Post a vintage Formica-topped Steelcase desk with its original key, built in the 1950s can be worth a fortune. In retro boutiques in Los Angeles, New York or Toronto, a vintage steel desk, cleaned, stripped and polished, can fetch $2,000 or more. Its hard to believe, but people are now scouring second hand furniture warehouses looking for such retro  furniture to do up and re-sell in trendy design shops.

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