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Posted 2 years ago

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KR_edn
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Hello,
Today I found this old trunk, but can't find any helpfull informations about it. iInside is a label of manufacturer and that's all I know.

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  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Are you going to show the trunk?
  2. KR_edn, 2 years ago
    I would very much like to, but I can not upload more that one picture. Can you tell me how.
  3. filmnet filmnet, 2 years ago
    up to 4 pics
  4. KR_edn, 2 years ago
    Yes I now, I select 4 pics from my PC, but it only shows me the first one. No edit helps.
  5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Well, we're up to 3. For each pic I want to show, I double clk. IMAGE, files appear, I select & double clk. it.
  6. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Oh, yeah. Nice trunk. T-Mon will be along soon & tell you all about it.
  7. KR_edn, 2 years ago
    More pics:
    http://shrani.si/f/8/Ew/2qdT78Zo/fotografija-0373.jpg
    http://shrani.si/f/2N/i5/3G6XZR8M/fotografija-0363.jpg
    http://shrani.si/f/1D/Kp/2CzNgqA3/fotografija-0362.jpg
  8. trunkman trunkman, 2 years ago
    Nice old English dome top trunk -- usually these are covered in leather, first one I have seen in canvas. Probably made around 1910 or 1920. Great that you have the makers label -- most do not. Those are probably brass rivets that would shine up nicely. Looks like a candidate to be refinished. Should not be too hard to take off the canvas but I am unsure of how the wood was shaped on the lid so a bit of a risk as to how it would turn out. What else would you like to know about it?
  9. KR_edn, 2 years ago
    Thank you for your comment.
    Considering the label I'm very much interested if you have ever crossed upon similar trunk of that particular trunk maker especially that was made for His Royal Highness.
    I don't think I'm going to try to renovate it myself due to lack of knowledge, probably I'll offer it to some antique collector.
  10. trunkingforfun, 2 years ago
    I wonder what that small rectangular piece is just below the lock. Is it metal? or what material? It's purpose? It does not appear to have any function with the lock.
    Thanks.
  11. KR_edn, 2 years ago
    That little part is of leather, and if you look at the cover, you can see two nails, so I think, there is another part of leather (a belt?) missing, which was protecting the lock from rain, dust...?

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