The shelf pieces are pliable as solid brass normally is. Thank you for looking and please take time to check out my other auctions!!! We do business 6 days a week, Monday-Saturday. Approximately 80% of our material is re-used or recycled!Please check our feedback from our satisfied customers. The item "OLD ANTIQUE VTG SOLID BRASS RAILROAD SHELF LUGGAGE RACK WALL COAT HOOK PULLMAN" is in sale since Thursday, December 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Hardware\Hooks, Brackets & Curtain Rods". The seller is "1manstrash2011" and is located in Burlington Flats, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.