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This is about MORE THAN 100 years old. Inside the lid of trunks ; Paper label, Reads; JONES BROS & CO. EUPHRATES PATENT WOOD BOUND WITH ROLLERS. (NON READABLE) - TRADE MARK- logo Image.
Outside is the beautifully detailed solid brass working lock , KEYS ARE MISSING. This is in very good condition with its original black paint. This trunk is probably steamer travelling trunk. Unable to collect any information about its mark. "EUPHRATES " except that , The Euphrates is the longest and one of the most historically important rivers of Western Asia.
Its logo on paper label fixed inside lid is complete but illegible and hard to photograph. There is raised writing mark on unusual brass lock clip on rod & iron flap cover.Its color is original, Scrapped black. This is made from steel sheet , solid clipping on all corner, Wood strips on top side of lid, on bottom. 4 Rolling wheels inbuilt in wooden strip, all good & working. Inside this box, Original Maroon color. This is original, never repaired in thumbs up condition. Qty-1 Size - 24.0" L x 10.0" H x 16.0 side. Weight - 9300 gram (unpacked). Apparently No sign of damage & repair. Timely look & apperence as visible on uploaded photos. ABOUT the COMPANY; JONES BROS & CO Wolverhampton. Soon after the death of Harry Jones , the manufacture of sheet-iron (and afterwards steel).
Travelling trunks was introduced into the tin and japan trade by Jones Brothers & Co. Before that time travelling trunks were usually made of wood, covered with black canvas and. Studded with brass-headed nails, William points out that travel, both within the country and abroad, was greatly increasing in the latter half of the nineteenth century and this created an enormous trade in trunks. One of the specialties which the firm has produced for the benefit of those who carry valuable maps or manuscripts, photographic materials or sensitive instruments, is else "Jaybeco" Watertight Case.
This case, which is fitted with Patent "Water-bind" Locks, is tested by long immersion. Under water and is guaranteed watertight, airtight and insect proof.
Reports show that much irrevocable damage to valuables has been avoided by else use of "Jaybeco". Cases for even after days under the sea or in rivers their contents have been found to be quite dry.The item "JONES BROS & CO Wolverhampton TRAVELLING Metal TRUNK Wood strip rolling wheel" is in sale since Friday, April 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Chests & Trunks\1800-1899".
The seller is "rare_arts" and is located in AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT. This item can be shipped worldwide.