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Posted 5 years ago


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I know very little about this cedar chest. My wife inherited it from her grandmother. I tried over the internet to find information on it. I believe it is from the early 20th century. I really like the sign inside. It is of a Patriot holding a chest (Klein Knickerbocker Products, Modernistic, and Kills Moths in big type). It also has a medallion. We used it as a sun seat in front of out bay window. We also store blankets in it. Does anybody have any information on this chest? Age? Who were the Klein Bros.

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  1. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 5 years ago
    The Klein Bros were in business from 1910 until the middle of the depression. This is about 1929 period. Copper plated hinges. Dave
  2. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 5 years ago
    PS: they were located in Long Island, New York
  3. KCap, 5 months ago
    I also have a Klein Bros chest, it is a valued heirloom passed down to me by my Dad and it belonged to his Mom. I have had this cedar chest since I was in high school and treasure it. It is very well made and has been moved a number of times with me. Would love to know more about the makers of it. My grandmother lived in a number of places but much of her adult life in Queens Village, NY. Will post pics if I can figure out how!
  4. lioness55, 5 months ago
    I have 2 Klein Bros. Knickerbocker Cedar Chests that my uncle has had. The tops need to be stripped and refinished have a little water damage. Does anyone have any insight on these?

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