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Short Stave Antique Trunk from 1860s

Short Stave Antique Trunk from 1860s

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$399.00

Rare find — there's only 1 of these in stock.

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1800s
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Description

This style is quite rare and was popular in the 1860s. The wooden staves or slats on the outside of most trunks this shape go from end to end. This style has them shorter and centered. The end caps of most short staves are solid brass. Inside the trunk is the remains of a lid compartment and an intact lithograph of a lady. When we found this one we were so pleased with its looks that we didn’t want to change it in any way. We have cleaned it up, sanitized it and made sure it’s safe and functional. If you are looking for a beginner’s candidate for restoration then this one is for you. Help us preserve history and we can help you save a lot of money. The trunk measures 29″ x 18″ x 22″ and weighs 42 lbs. We found it in Bath, ME on one of our autumn trunk-hunting excursions.

This item is from our As-Is Showroom but we have made sure it is safe, functional and sanitary. We give good savings on the items we offer “as-is” so our customers can not only save a lot of money but can take pride in restoring or preserving a piece of history themselves. We only charge what we need to stay in business, the item is saved for posterity, and you gain a nice conversation piece. You save some money, we save some work and we both save some history! These items are in our private collection but we’ve run out of space and realize we just can’t keep them all so you can win too.
This style is quite rare and was popular in the 1860s. The wooden staves or slats on the outside of most trunks this shape go from end to end. This style has them shorter and centered. The end caps of most short staves are solid brass. Inside the trunk is the remains of a lid compartment and an intact lithograph of a lady. When we found this one we were so pleased with its looks that we didn’t want to change it in any way. We have cleaned it up, sanitized it and made sure it’s safe and functional. If you are looking for a beginner’s candidate for restoration then this one is for you. Help us preserve history and we can help you save a lot of money. The trunk measures 29″ x 18″ x 22″ and weighs 42 lbs. We found it in Bath, ME on one of our autumn trunk-hunting excursions.

This item is from our As-Is Showroom but we have made sure it is safe, functional and sanitary. We give good savings on the items we offer “as-is” so our customers can not only save a lot of money but can take pride in restoring or preserving a piece of history themselves. We only charge what we need to stay in business, the item is saved for posterity, and you gain a nice conversation piece. You save some money, we save some work and we both save some history! These items are in our private collection but we’ve run out of space and realize we just can’t keep them all so you can win too.

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