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Posted 3 years ago

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muni87
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hi, i think this box is from the industrial revollution era in the 40s
but not sure. it is solid oak with dove tailed joints. 5 drawer design with upper tray and locking front door when it's closed.
could anyone tell me who made it, or what its worth? thanks, john

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  1. Bootson Bootson, 3 years ago
    Hi, It is a machinist's tool chest. most go for $50 to $200 depending on condition.
  2. muni87, 3 years ago
    that's what i thought, the price is about where i thought too! thanks!
    any idea who the manufacturer might be?
  3. Bootson Bootson, 3 years ago
    That is a common pattern for machinist's tool boxes so I'm sure there were many different makers, I have one made by Stanley.
  4. MachinistChest, 3 years ago
    Those fan shaped handle cleats were used by Star Chest out of Chicago Ill.

    Regards MC
  5. Bryan, 2 years ago
    This is a Union Steel Chest from WWII it is worth at least 500 in the condition its in . I own one myself . I would keep it if I were you , or clean it up a bit , and get more.

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