Vintage Trunks & Chests
Vintage Trunks & Chests is located in Spilsby, UK
Antique Steamer Trunk Victorian Dome Top Chest Old Rustic Pine Blanket Box + Key
REF: 087VTC/LA / LA358233
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A rustic Victorian dome top banded steamer trunk in warm honey-toned pine with many traditional features, sympathetically restored & hand-finished in our Lincolnshire workshop. - Beech bandings with large polished brass studding detail - Metal edged lid with brass stud work - Steel reinforced corners & edges - Brass studded steel chest handles - Central steel lock with brass escutcheon & stud work, fully working with key - 3 wooden base runners - Stripped pine interior with original maker's paper label 'E MORGAN established 1855 Trunk, Bag & Portmanteau Maker London. W.' - Newly fitted traditional upholstery webbing lid stays fixed with upholstery tacks in antique brass finish - 3-in-1 remedial treatment applied to eradicate and prevent wood-boring insects & rot. With lots of lovely knots & quirks, grains, textures & tones for a rustic, heritage finish. At Vintage Trunks & Chests we work with care, expertise & attention to fine detail. Our restorations are completed using time-honored methods & everything is finished in numerous coats of a premium wax polish to naturally enhance, revive & protect the original patina.
Vintage Trunks & Chests has clarified that the Antique Steamer Trunk Victorian Dome Top Chest Old Rustic Pine Blanket Box + Key (LA358233) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1870s
Notable Quirks: Lots of old woodworm holes & channels, newly fitted reclaimed pine replacement base runner, metalwork reinforcing has minor corrosion in places - refixed and tacked down but may have some sharp edges, old holes from previous fixings, shrinkage gaps, some visible old fixings to interior predominantly to domed lid. Antique, vintage & reclaimed goods have unique quirks & imperfections which is part of their charm. Our antique & vintage trunks & chests will inevitably show some signs of wear & tear commensurate with age & previous use which may include: knocks, bumps & dents; scrapes, scuffs & scratches; marks, stains, fading & discolouration; snags, tears, peeling & wrinkling; surface corrosion; exposed fixings; old fixing holes; missing pieces; shrinkage gaps; paint remnants; small repairs; old/treated woodworm; corroded & missing metalwork; sharp edges; newly-fitted & replacement parts including fixtures & fittings. Notable quirks as outlined do not detract from the quality or beauty of the item rather are mentioned for accuracy.
Our standard charge is £35 to Mainland UK addresses and can now include a Saturday morning delivery. If you are outside this area please contact us first so we can provide a quote to ship to your postcode. We aim to dispatch all orders within 1-2 business days by 24 hour courier. After purchase do let us know if you have a preferred date for delivery so we can arrange this for you.
This Antique Steamer Trunk Victorian Dome Top Chest Old Rustic Pine Blanket Box + Key is located in Spilsby, UK