Antique Trunk Embossed Tin & Beveled Lid Pat'd 1880 As Much As 138 Years Old
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Antique Trunk Embossed Tin & Beveled Lid Pat'd 1880 As Much As 138 Years Old:
Please check out all the antique items I have in my store. i usually have 60 plus restores antique trunk plus other antique items listed there.
This trunk will ship by Greyhound Bus because of the size and weight. Fedex is available but at a much higher cost .
For sale today is a small to mediumsizenicely restoredflat topsteamer trunk withembossed tin and a beveled lid and the restoration turned out just awesome!The embossed tin pattern is fine wire mesh - see the close up picture. Ifound one patent date on the hardware of March 1880which makes thiswonderful oldflat toptrunkas much as 138 years old - a true antique.
This trunk was structurally soundwhen the restoration started. It has a good bottom and the metal was painted. It has the three originalhinges that are heavy duty, fancy,tight and work well.There are fortypluspieces of polished hardware. It has the original Yale and Towne center lock - no key, it has been polishedand the key # is AB.A new black leather lid lifter was installed.It still has both of the original latches and both work poorly. It hassixteen solid oak slats in a golden oak color and are thicker than normal.The trunk has a new custom built tray and interior has been removed.Allthe metal/tin is in VGC. The trunk retains the fouroriginal metal wheelson the bottom and the trunk rolls easily. Two new black leather handles were installed with the originalend caps.It still hasthe original metallid stay and the lid closes well.
Thisawesomeold flat toptrunkis 30.5W, 19D and 23.5H and weighs 42 lbs. This will be an oversize package. Any item purchased will be shipped no later than the first business day after the Paypal payment hits.
These trunks are all antiques with most being well over a 100 years old and will have one or more of the following: dings, dents, nail/tack holes, age cracks in the wood, separations in the metal, signs of age, signs of wear, old repairs, new repairsand new parts. Please read the entire description and look at all the pictures as they veryaccurate and will give you a very good idea of what you are offerding on. Please see all the great trunks I have for sale in my store. Email any questions you might have. All trunks are for sale locally. Thanks for looking! FWS Antiques char4008/4227