Check out this one at Anthropologie right now:
yes, that is right, $1,200 ... believe it
This one I found is at Consigning Interiors in Pelham, Alabama for less that $300. She isn't as battered and abused as mine (or the one above), but still has the vintage charm to add interest to any room!
once again, please excuse the nasty iphoto resolution. The top working panel swivels back and forth to the angle of your choice for easy viewing.
An easel is perfect for any nook needing some creative juices! Here are two fabulous painting/drafting areas ...
If you are interested, or know someone who is ... feel free to spread the word! I think it is a great vintage find!