Vintage 1903 The Victor Safe & Lock Company Salesman Sample Safe W/provenance
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Vintage 1903 The Victor Safe & Lock Company Salesman Sample Safe W/provenance:
For Your Purchasing Consideration: An Extremely"Rare" 1903 Salesman Sample Safe! Manufactured by The Victor Safe & Lock Company of Cincinnati, Ohio. Fresh out of an upscale estate from the Northshore suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. Measures 10 1/4" inches in width by 12 1/2" inches in length by 16 1/4" inches in height from the base of the wheels to the top of the safe. Has factory welded wheels for ease of movement. Has the original factory black paint which happens to be in very good original condition, as shown in the photographs. The only flaw is a tiny indentation on one side of the safe, confined to the lower side towards the bottom of the safe, barelynoticeable. Has a solid brass combination dial. The condition is awesome, considering this safe is 117 years old. Fresh out of an estate of a woman who is in her seventies. This safe was formerly owned by her GreatGrandparents and has been in the same family since new. She had absolutely "no" emotional attachment. This is a fine & prime example of a salesman sample safe for the era. We believe this is the "Only" one listed on the entire worldwide web at the time of this listing. An absolute once in a lifetime "Golden" opportunity to acquire such a raresalesman'ssample safe antique. Comes with the original Lock Instructions which were included in the original envelope when initially received, Dated March 31st 1903. Also included are hand written combinations presumably written by Great Grandma & Great Grandpa. Initially purchased from a store from long ago formerly known as the Butler Brothers - Wholesale Only - located at the Randolph Bridge, Chicago Illinois. Weighs in between 85 - 100 pounds. The combination works, however if you are not careful, it may take a few attempts to open the safe. We "Always" Welcome a "Pickup" to save us both time and money. However we are willing to ship. The following costs are associated in the event you are willing to pay for the shipping as follows: Manufacturing a custom made wood crate, Handling, Insurance & Freight Costs. The total freight charge is what it is. We would need at leastfive days or sooner before we ship. Any questions, please feel free to drop us an email, we'll try to respond A.S.A.P.Thanks for looking! Have an excellent day!