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Antique Trunk #672 - Beautiful Curved Top, Medium Size Civil War Era Trunk with Working Brass Lock & Key

Originally this beautiful piece of history was covered with printed paper to resemble tooled leather. This was an inexpensive way to finish off a trunk during this period of leather shortage. Itís impossible to know the exact date this trunk was created, but it could very well be pre-Civil War. Itís such a treasure when you find a trunk this old thatís worth restoring; many are just beyond help.

This is sure to be a conversation piece in any home.

Outside

  1. The pine trunk itself is in remarkable condition for its age.

  2. The original hardware did need some help. Since we had a similar parts trunk, we were able to use period correct replacement parts.

  3. The leather straps and handles are from Brettunsvillage.com.

  4. We replace the missing leather lift located over the lock.

  5. The handle hardware was damaged beyond repair, so we replaced it with a set we were saving for just this style trunk.

  6.  The handmade brass buttons are original. They help to decorate the wide built in metal straps.

  7. The narrow hardwood slats did a fine job protecting this trunk during its years of use.

  8. The brass lock works great and comes with a key.

Inside

  1. We replaced the missing lid stay. Originally the top was held in place with two strips of heavy woven cloth attached to the lid and base.

  2. The inside offers a storage area.

Both the outside and inside are protected with a tung oil/stain mixture, plus a coat of satin polyurethane. Lastly its hand rubbed for added beauty. This trunk measures approximately 28 inches left to right, 16 inches front to back, and 20 inches tall at the highest center point.

Our price includes insurance, packaging, and shipping to any of the 48 contiguous states. If you are west of the Mississippi, please add $25 to the price.

Price: $550

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

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front   left end
 
right end   front angle
 
curved top   brass lock, key & leather lift
 
handle hardware   handmade brass buttons
 
back   rear hinge
 
inside   before pic

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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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