VintageTrunksChests

Luxury Antique & Vintage Trunks & Chests

Spilsby, England 164 Sales On Etsy since 2015

5 out of 5 stars (32)

VintageTrunksChests

Luxury Antique & Vintage Trunks & Chests

Spilsby, England | 164 Sales

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Simon and Kerry

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Simon and Kerry

Announcement    Unique antique & vintage storage trunks & chests | Furniture with style & substance for beautiful interiors | Vintage is Green.. Join the Revolution! #vintagetrunksandchests

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Last updated on 04 Jan, 2020

Unique antique & vintage storage trunks & chests | Furniture with style & substance for beautiful interiors | Vintage is Green.. Join the Revolution! #vintagetrunksandchests

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About VintageTrunksChests

Sales 164
On Etsy since 2015

Furniture with Style & Substance

At Vintage Trunks & Chests we carefully source antique & vintage coffee table trunks & storage chests to complement a range of interior design styles. Whether you're searching for a unique piece with timeless design and traditional craftsmanship, or are shopping for ethically conscious furniture with style and substance that will last a lifetime, we're here for you!

It gives us great joy to rescue these beautiful pieces of history, which are often in a very poor state of repair, and do our upmost to restore them to their former glory. Working with care, expertise and attention to fine detail we put our hearts and souls into bringing them back to life.

We choose conservation over restoration where possible. Any necessary restoration work is completed honestly and sympathetically respecting the integrity of the individual piece. We are mindful about the materials we use and choose reclaimed or traditionally made, locally sourced, parts where possible to replace and repair. Simon has a penchant for fixing locks so most items come with a working lock and key! Each item is hand finished using traditional, time honoured methods.

By buying a repurposed antique or vintage item you can help to reduce the negative impact on our environment of the throw-away culture of modern day society - Vintage Is Green.. Join the Revolution!

Thanks for stopping by.. we hope you enjoy our work :)

Simon & Kerry at VTC

Shop members

  • Simon

    Owner, Designer, Maker

    Inventive Recycler - energetic & adventurous, I'm an innovator and passionate about salvage! I love vintage for its history, craftsmanship and green credentials and am a firm believer in form and function - everything must be beautiful and useful.

  • Kerry

    Owner, Research, Sales

    Ideas Factory - resourceful & industrious, I'm a creative thinker and love to put ideas into action! I'm enthusiastic about buying vintage for its personality - to help us create eclectic and harmonious living spaces where we can thrive and relax.

  • Nibbins

    Muse, Housemate, Loafer

    Head Honcho - naughty & demanding, it's tough being at the top! RIP Nibbins..

  • Mini Moo

    Naughty Kitten, New Housemate, Already In Charge!

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Last updated on 15 Nov, 2019
Frequently asked questions
When will I receive my item?

We dispatch in stock trunks and chests within 1-3 business days of purchase by 24 or 48 hour courier to Mainland UK addresses. Please let us know when you checkout if you have a preferred date for delivery and feel free to add a note with any additional instructions for the courier. We also need a telephone contact number before we can book your item in for delivery so please let us have this asap to avoid any delay! We aim to complete and deliver made to order items within 14 -21 days. Very large, heavy and high value items may be hand-delivered by arrangement.

Can I specify a time slot for delivery?

Our couriers are presently unable to offer timed deliveries - you will usually receive your delivery between 8am and 6pm. Depending on the courier we use (determined by the weight and size of your item) you may receive a 2 hour window by text on the morning of the scheduled delivery day. If you need more certainty as to the timing of your delivery we are able to offer a Next Day Before 12 Noon service on most items - simply upgrade your shipping at checkout and we'll do the rest. If you are in any doubt, or have any questions or additional instructions regarding your delivery, please contact us - we are more than happy to help!

Can I receive my item on a Saturday?

Yes that's no problem, simply upgrade to Saturday AM delivery at checkout (available on most items).

Where do you deliver?

We can deliver to any address in the United Kingdom. If you live in Northern Ireland, the Highlands or Islands please contact us prior to purchase for a quote to ship to your postcode. Deliveries to these parts of the UK often incur additional charges so will not be covered by the listed shipping cost. We may be able to offer a Global Shipping option for some of our items - please contact us for a personalised quote from our specialist antiques shipping partner.

Care instructions

All our items are hand finished in several coats of a quality wax polish. A wax finish naturally enhances the wood and revives and protects the original patina, however it doesn't have the same protection as a lacquered finish (the type you may find on shop bought furniture). So to keep your item in tip top condition it's advised to wax it periodically depending on the wear and tear it receives, the suggestion for a coffee table is twice a month. Only the top need be done with a clear wax according to the instructions on the product used. You may also wish to wax the whole piece every 6-12 months to maintain the finish. This will feed, hydrate and protect the wood, maintain the depth of colour and help your furniture to stay looking great!

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