Antique Victorian 1870s Dome Top Wood Metal Saratoga Steamer Trunk
In the late 1870s a large fancy round top trunk became popular, because it was used by the wealthier people visiting the spas and racetrack at Saratoga Springs, New York. The Saratoga Trunk was a very large, domed top style with fancy trim, covered in either leather or metal. Early trunk catalogs and ads describe Saratoga trunks as a "large round top of the highest class". Round top trunks also called. Monitor top, and barrel top were made in a wide range of sizes and coverings. It is believed that the round tops were made for those who wanted to try to have their trunk packed on the top of baggage cars, so they would not be damaged. The item "Antique Victorian 1870s Dome Top Wood Metal Saratoga Steamer Trunk" is in sale since Monday, January 01, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Chests & Trunks\1800-1899". The seller is "919rocketman" and is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.