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Singer treadle sewing machine - Sewingin Sewing
Jenny Lind hand trunk or valise - Furniturein Furniture
Old leather suitcase - Bagsin Bags
Leather box, chest? - Furniturein Furniture
Cloth doll couple - Dollsin Dolls
Refinished hump back trunk - Furniturein Furniture
Leather-covered Jenny Lind - Furniturein Furniture
Dresser trunk - Furniturein Furniture
Jenny Lind doll trunk - Furniturein Furniture
Civil War Era trunk? - Furniturein Furniture


  1. You find the most amazing trunks! I've never seen one of these before. Thanks for sharing. It's so nice to get to enjoy these beauties that some of us might never come across.
  2. Beautiful trunk. Extraordinary job of restoration.
  3. That's a beauty. I love the copper! I've never seen such a fancy tool chest.
  4. It is definitely gorgeous!
  5. Another beauty brought back to life with your magic! Great job!
  6. Once again I'm blown away by your work with leather. I always struggle to get leather back into shape but yours always looks incredible!!
  7. Oh my!!! I love this. What a beauty. You truly have an incredible trunk collection.
  8. Love the double lock, too. I'm sure you'll probably have it done in the next couple of days and it will look great!!
  9. Love this! You have an incredible collection. I have an old leather covered apothecary box. It's made a little differently than this. It has the dividers for all of the bottles.
  10. That is an amazing find! I have a few albums and all only have a few photos. Thanks for sharing.
  11. Great job! Very cool trunk.
  12. Beautiful!
  13. Nice job once again! It looks beautiful! What kind of leather conditioner do you use?
  14. Thanks for the comment on my moon and stars trunk. Yours doesn't look like it has the unusual paint colors that mine does. So, I'm going to guess that someone repainted mine. I love the lithograph o...
  15. No, Leventin, I don't have any more info on this trunk. I did get it refinished. It looks a lot better now and serves as a table between two chairs in my sunroom. Good luck!
  16. Amazing interior! It's very rare to see one in this condition. I have a few doll trunks in my collection but mine all need a lot of TLC.
  17. Great work as usual!! It's beautiful.
  18. Love it!!! Absolutely beautiful!!
  19. I love this!! Never seen one like this in this size.
  20. Wow!! That is beautiful. I haven't seen anything shaped like that either. It looks like a variation of a Jenny Lind trunk. Great work on it!
  21. I absolutely love this!! What a beauty. I also collect doll trunks for the same reason. I don't have any as nice as this one though! I rarely see them with embossed tin.
  22. Beautiful work!
  23. Amazing trunk!! I've never seen one like this. Thanks so much for sharing!
  24. That's a beauty!! Love the interior. Gorgeous!
  25. Very impressive work! It looks great!
  26. Beautiful!! I love it!
  27. Wow! I love this! I particularly love the embossing on the lock.
  28. Great trunk! Wonderful story!! I don't know what your "trade" in life is, but you could be a writer (if you aren't already.) I was a newspaper publisher, editor and reporter for 25 years before health...
  29. Another great trunk! Love the alligator embossed tin! I don't have one with that pattern but wish that I did.
  30. Thanks trunkingforfun! I believe that originally the valise was sold as a separate item entirely. So, you might have any style of trunk and then you would buy this valise to carry smaller items. It wa...
  31. Just beautiful! Love the bottom. Never seen that before.
  32. Really great work! Where did you get this lock cover plate? I've got a trunk that's missing this and didn't know how that I was going to fix it.
  33. Another good find! Happy New Year!
  34. Very nice! I have several of these and thought that they were called doll trunks. I got that because that's how they are referred to in the Antique Trunks book by Linda Edestein and Paul Pat Morse. I ...
  35. Love it! I've never seen a trunk like this. Very impressive!
  36. Great work, Scott. It really looks wonderful!
  37. Nice job! Great to have you back!
  38. Another beauty!! Love it!
  39. Very cool! Lucky to find inside of a trunk. I see spats from time to time but I'm not willing to pay what they are asking for them.
  40. Love it! Great find.
  41. Another great trunk! You have all the luck!
  42. Thanks jscott. I had looked on eBay but hadn't been able to find it. You're right. It does look a lot like mine. I wish mine had been covered in leather and still only cost $10!!
  43. Thanks Phil and jscott. My husband helped a lot! It was a team project.
  44. I have almost the identical machine and cabinet that I bought at an estate sale this summer. My middle drawer is slightly different. My husband and I restored it. I will post it later. These are great...
  45. Thanks Jewels!
  46. This was my first trunk, jscott. I have mostly restored the outside of it but had a paint problem that I'm going to have to work on at some point.
  47. That is neat that she wrote her name in it, jscott. I ended up giving this one to my mom. At least I get to visit it occasionally.
  48. Thanks jscott. I'll have to take a look on eBay. I have since finished restoring this one but never posted the finished product. Fixing the termite damage was a real challenge but it came out pretty w...
  49. Thanks jscott. It took a ton of time but it looks great sitting at the foot of my bed now.
  50. Thanks Scott!! That's even better that he has Indian artifacts. I have some Indian baskets and pottery myself. Sounds like an interesting man. I'll try to get in touch with him after the holidays.
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