Dated 1814 Leather Brass Tack,document Box Trunk Post Revolutionary War/1812 For SaleSm. Leather Brass Tack Trunk Box Post Revolutionary War Early 19th C.On Jun-21-13 at 08:21:02 PDT, seller added the following information:
Document Box Documented
200 Years Old
The leather hide is pinked along the edge and has those two nice remedial bands
The lock has a hand wrought iron hasp with a little rat tail at the end,hand wrought cut nails and a swinging spear shaped lance cover for a am doing this from photos since the box itself is at my other house and I will not see it before the end of the sale,so keep in mind that there is so much more inside this box!Lucky buyer gets to discover!
The Herald is published in Portsmouth, or Dartmouth ( New-Hampshire, )at number 2 Ladd Street,Every other Fridayone dollar per year.+If not paid at the end of the year ill arrearages are....Here is a list of names , places and quips written on the inside of this chestThere is a gospel of love written by Jacob Capron
An entry - Elias Smith at Philadelphia . Pennsylvania June 15, 1814
Elias Smith at Brookfield N.Y. July 4.1814Dear brother for the encouragement of our brothers and sisters in different partsI feel it is my duty to write a few ..... for.... .... to give an account of thework that was done on the ..... place-----viz. Plainfield
Penna. Penna Penn Penn. New Hampshire N.H. NHStreet st. stThis all seeing eye escutcheon is not unlike certain examples seen on odd fellows and free Masons masonic pieces.It is also has strong associations to the Federal , Hepplewhite and Sheraton exampleswith a bale / bail handleIt says patent on it but no model numberThe picture below is the underside of the lid and you can see one of two the had cut brass bolts / nuts that hold the handle in place.Also note that there are no other screw holes and this is original.In Good Imperfect Early Original Condition !
We also utilize the " All Seeing Eye " on our currency
such as at the top of the pyramid
on the dollar billNote: The mention of the quality of the translations by
in the last picture of the newspaper.
Measures approx 7" x 12" x 6 1/2"H.
Shipping on this will be after july 8th
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