Antique Wardrobe Trunk - Mendel Drucker Trunx - Vintage Steamer Trunk Chest. Beautiful antique wardrobe style trunk by Mendel-Drucker Co. Black exterior with metal hardware. Interior is a gorgeous emerald green.Leather strap handle on top side of trunk. This wardrobe trunk opens horizontally with one side housing a chest of drawers and the other a hanging closet section with pull-out extendable rods and a removable suitcase at the bottom. Included inside: removable ironing board, curtain, wood hangers, hanging pouch, removable drawers, removable suitcase, with all original hardware and fixtures.
Curtain hem has been repaired. 4 styles of hangers for various garments - 12 hangers total. All items are original as far as I know.
Space at bottom of trunk for iron - shown with an iron as a prop in images - not for sale. Exterior is in great condition with no major scraps, dings, or dents. Leather strap handle on outside and leather strap to secure iron inside show signs of age. Interior is in good condition.
There are signs of wear but great for its age. Please review all images to see signs of wear. Great for storage, decor piece, or as a table or at the foot of a bed.Plaque on top of trunk: Mendel Drucker Cincinnati No. Patent listed on the back of the ironing board as 1924.
I estimate this is from the mid-late 1920s or 1930s. There are no other date markings I can see except on the ironing board.
Total Trunk Size - When Trunk Is Closed. 41 x 22 x 24. Top Drawer (1): 21 x 5.25 x 10.5. Middle Drawers (2): 21 x 9.5 x 10.5.
Bottom Drawer (1): 21 x 15 x 10.5. 19.5 x 12.5 x 4.5. The Mendel-Drucker Company promoted itself as The Aristocrats of Luggage. Unlike traditional sea chests and footlockers, wardrobe trunks stand upright and open vertically for easy access.This exact style and color of trunk can be seen on the Smithsonian National Museum of American history website. The same style, color, and brand - not the exact trunk that is for sale here : ID #: 2006.0069.01. This piece was inherited from my grandmother in 2000. I dont believe it was ever used for sea travel - there are no stickers on the exterior which is common on vintage used trunks. The item "Antique Wardrobe Trunk Mendel Drucker Trunx Vintage Steamer Trunk Chest" is in sale since Monday, June 15, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Chests & Trunks\1900-1950". The seller is "goodvibesvintage" and is located in La Habra, California. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.