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Antique Trunk #635 - 1880s Medium Size Dome Top Trunk with Original Lock

This is a great combination of the traditional look of a dome top trunk of this era with a bit of the modern industrial feel. Many trunks of this style were constructed using embossed metal versus this smooth metal look. Originally, this trunk was covered with a gold paint applied in a pattern.

We love the finished look. It's very rewarding to take a step back and look at it and say, "Wow what a beautiful piece of history!”

Outside

  1. All the hardware is original.

  2. Dome top trunks were made for the wealthier traveler and were designed to always end up on the top of the trunk pile for safe keeping. This one weathered the travel well.

  3. The alternating, curved, narrow and wide grooved slats were steamed, formed, and dried to follow the contour of the dome top. Simply great craftsmanship!

  4. The #2 crown style hasps work well.

  5. The cast-iron, grooved handle hardware is in great condition.

  6. The lock does not come with a key, but it does lay nice and flat.

  7. Bottom corner hardware includes rollers which help with mobility, empty or full. Each is etched "PAT D JNE 81." …amazing 1881…

  8. The replacement leather handles are from brettunsvillage.com.

  9. The outside is protected with a tung oil mixture and a coat of satin polyurethane to enhance its beauty and durability.

Inside

  1. The lid stay is original.

  2. The inside is ready for storage. It's been cleaned, sanded, and then a coat of polyurethane for lasting protection.

This trunk measures 30 inches wide, 18 inches front to back, and is approximately 22 inches tall at its center (measurements include hardware).

Our price includes insurance, packaging, and shipping to any of the 48 contiguous states. If you are located west of the Mississippi, please add $50 to the price due to its weight.

Price: $625

Our Price INCLUDES Insurance, Packing & Shipping
(to any of the 48 contiguous states)
 

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#2 crown top hasp   lock
 
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Paying By Check or Money Order

If you prefer to pay us by check or money order, simply print our printer-friendly order form or download and print a PDF version, fill it out completely, and send it along with your check/money order to us. Once the payment clears, we will ship your trunk. If you decide to buy a trunk and pay by check or money order, send us an email or call us so we can put a "Hold" on your selected trunk. Please identify the trunk by Trunk number.

Layaway Plans

Layaway Plans are available for up to three months. Reserve your trunk and pay for it in multiple installments. Please note, there is a 20% re-stocking fee for trunks on layaway if you decide to cancel your purchase. To inquire about a layaway plan, contact us at info@conniestrunks.com or (207) 693-1027.

Shipping

Shipping and handling via UPS to any of the US's contiguous 48 states is included in the price of most trunks, unless otherwise noted. If you want it shipped outside the USA or to Alaska or Hawaii, or have special delivery requirements, call us before you make your purchase (either online or through the mail) for an estimate of additional shipping charges.

Sales Tax

Maine residents, please be sure to add 5.5% sales tax.

Return Policy

If you are not satisfied with your selection, please either call or email us for a Return Authorization (RA) number. You will have 14 days to return your purchase for a full refund. The return freight will be at your expense. Out of the 400 plus trunks sold, we have only had one trunk returned and that was because our customer did not measure where they wanted the trunk to go and it was too large (they did purchase a smaller one).

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