Solid Brass Folding Lid Stays. Stays are used to hold chest and box lids from falling forwards or backwards.These folding brass lid stays are an excellent choice for both chest lids and desk flap support. Correctly installed the folding stay intrudes very little into the box or desk. Item measurements: Completely extended/open: 12"H x 3/8"W x 1.5"D(depth of side mount bracket). One end of the lid stay has a bracket that will mount to a desk flap and one end that mounts to the interior side of the desk. Each mounting bracket has two holes intended for countersunk screws. Mounting hardware is not included. Weight: 0.26 lbs.