Vintage House is located in Newton Abbot, UK
Antique Oak Chest, Early 19th Century Storage Chest for Weights, Lockable
REF: 509 / LA350006
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This is a handsome little chest which dates to the 19th century. It is made of solid oak and originally used as a storage chest for warranted weights it could serve a variety of purposes in any home, offering storage space for all sorts of things. The chest is heavy and solid and has a lift up lid to the top which opens to reveal a clean interior fitted with a brass stay. The lid is lockable and has a brass plaque bearing the words 'Standard Weights 56lb to 1/2 Dram'. To either end there is a heavy iron carrying handle. The wood has an aged and evocative look with a waxed finish.
Vintage House has clarified that the Antique Oak Chest, Early 19th Century Storage Chest for Weights, Lockable (LA350006) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 19th century
This trunk is in solid structural condition with many small marks of age and use.
You are welcome to collect in person or we can arrange a courier at a cost of £18.00 for mainland U.K.
This Antique Oak Chest, Early 19th Century Storage Chest for Weights, Lockable is located in Newton Abbot, UK