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Antique Travel Trunk, English, Tin, Shipping Chest, Wildman, Vice Consulate - London Fine Antiques

Antique Travel Trunk, English, Tin, Shipping Chest, Wildman, Vice Consulate

£395.00
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Our Stock # 18.6210

This is an antique travel trunk. An English, tin shipping chest in the name of T.B. Wildman, vice consulate for Great Britain in Punta Arenas, Chile and dating to the early 20th century, circa 1919. 

  • Of historical interest and appeal
  • Displays a desirable aged patina, commensurate with age
  • Weathered tin evocative of T.B. Wildman's journeys across oceans and continents
  • Original paper labels provide further documentary interest
  • Dome-top lid operates smoothly on rear-mounted hinges
  • Shipping label to the right-hand side of the lid
  • Broad central beam and a pair of internal staves fortify the lid
  • Maker's mark stamped into the leading edge - S. Hunt & Sons, Ironmongers, Liverpool
  • Each side dressed with a loop handle for carriage
  • Left-hand handle featuring a repository label for Harvey Nichols in Bournemouth

This is a fascinating antique travel trunk with high appeal to collectors of historical importance or maritime enthusiasts. As useful today as it was 100 years ago. Delivered ready for the home.

Dimensions:
Max Width: 65.5cm (25.75'')
Max Depth: 46cm (18'')
Max Height: 42.5cm (16.75'')


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