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Antique Trunk #676 - Rare, 1870s Curved-Top Half Trunk

This is such a great trunk. It basically has the same features of a standard size trunk, but is half as wide. This is a highly sought-after trunk because of its uniqueness and versatility. What a great conversation piece!

Some historians may refer to this kind of trunk as a large hat box trunk. Originally, it was covered with embossed leather for protection.

Outside

  1. After removing the damaged, embossed leather we were very happy to see the condition of the pine body of the trunk (just beautiful).

  2. The darker hardwood slats offer a great contrast with the lighter wood tone.

  3. The original lock was damaged, so we replaced it with a brass lock from the same era. It is etched "May 11, 1875." It works great and comes with a key.

  4. The hardwood slats are attached with beautiful brass buttons. Metal banding, at the end of each hardwood slat, did a great job protecting each slat during travel.

  5. The replacement leather handles and small straps are from brettunsvillage.com.

  6. The cast iron handle hardware is original.

  7. The top has a slight curve, offering a useable display surface.

Inside

  1. We added a metal lid stay since the original cloth stays were very weak and could not hold the top in place when open.

  2. The inside offers a great storage area.

Both the outside and inside are protected with a Tung oil/stain mixture plus a coat of satin polyurethane, and lastly have been hand rubbed for added beauty. This trunk measures approximately 22 inches left to right, 18 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: $600

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

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front   front angle
 
brass lock & key   curved top
 
handle hardware   another top view
 
left end   right end
 
hardwood slat hardware   back
 
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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