Vintage Trunks & Chests
Vintage Trunks & Chests is located in Spilsby, UK
Antique Victorian Dome Top Steamer Trunk Old Gothic Travel Chest Metal Storage Box Steampunk Style
REF: 082VTC/LA / LA355330
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A striking Victorian steamer trunk in crocodile skin effect pressed tin with many traditional features, sympathetically restored & hand-finished in our Lincolnshire workshop. - Stunning gothic styling - Beautiful curved dome top lid with metal edging - Polished oak bandings with reinforced corners - Steel bracings - Ornate up and over clasps with matching central lifting handle - Reclaimed leather strap handles with strong plastic backing in cast iron keepers - Wooden base runners with full set of integral castors - Original pine interior with metal lockable lid stay. At Vintage Trunks & Chests we work with care, expertise & attention to fine detail. Our restorations are completed using time-honoured 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 Victorian Dome Top Steamer Trunk Old Gothic Travel Chest Metal Storage Box Steampunk Style (LA355330) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1870
Notable Quirks: Central brass lock missing its clasp, no key. Corrosion to metalwork covering in places, especially towards the base where it meets the runners and mostly to the front face, tacked down but may have some sharp edges. Old holes from previous fixings to interior & visible new handle fixings inside. 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 Victorian Dome Top Steamer Trunk Old Gothic Travel Chest Metal Storage Box Steampunk Style is located in Spilsby, UK