I believe this is a salesman's briefcase. The hinges work and are slightly rusted. THere are various nicks and scuffs adding to its vintage charm. Measurements are 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 by 5 inches deep and features a removable file pocket with 5 file slots that have very functional metal tabs for indexing the contents. It also features straps to hold your files secure when carrying. The hinges may need adjusted to stay open. There are lots of creative uses for this piece. Try using for displaying linens or for a desktop display. Convo me for a shipping quote.