I usually have 50 to 60 plus restored antique trunks and other antique items listed there. For sale today is a beautifully restored stagecoach trunk.
There is a curve to the lid. Based on fifty plus years restoring trunks I would date this trunk to the 1850/60's - as much as 158 years old - a true antique. This trunk was structurally sound when the restoration started and the wood bottom is solid, has multiple coats of clear and 3 original slats. The 2 original hinges are HD, fancy, tight, polished and the lid closes well. There are four original metal wheels on the bottom and the trunk rolls well.There are 4 pieces of polished original hardware. The center lock is original, polished and there is no key. Two new black leather latches were installed and they work well. The tray is original to the trunk.
The interior has been removed. The metal/tin is in VGC. There are 9 original solid oak slats on the trunk.The lid stay is new metal. A new black leather lid lifter was installed on the trunk. The trunk has two new black leather handles. There is a slight curve to the lid. This trunk is circa the 1870's and is as much as a 158 years old. There is a patent date on the wheel brackets of 1870 which makes this trunk as much as 148 years old. This lovely old trunk is 28 1/8W, 16 1/4W, 19H and weighs 25 lbs. These trunks are antiques with most of them being well over a 100 years old. They will have dings, dents, tears, old repairs, new repairs, cracks in the wood and separations in the metal.
Any new parts will be mentioned in the description. All trunks are for sale locally. Thanks for looking FWS Antiques 1277516/2542.
The item "Antique Trunk Patd 1870 Great Restoration As Much As148 Years Old Rare Trunk" is in sale since Monday, July 9, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Chests & Trunks\1800-1899". The seller is "fwsantiques" and is located in Fairview, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.