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    Posted 7 years ago

    trunkman
    (142 items)

    Road trip find -- Albert Einstein put his initials on this one -- must have been him, cannot think of another A - E combination. It is also from his era and it has mass and full of energy and it is a square trunk. Possible connection to Schrödinger's cat hypothesis, but that depends on who opens the trunk. Whatever hypothesis you may wish to subscribe to, and there are many, it still is a nice smaller version of a 1890's trunk and I LOVE IT!!!

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    1. Jewels Jewels, 7 years ago
      I cannot think of another A - E combination either : ) Great trunk!
    2. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      Actually, I think it was Mark Twain. "M.T." or "S.C." would have been too obvious. Twain didn't want it so easy that everyone could decipher it!

      Oh, nice trunk!

      scott
    3. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks Jewels -- and scottvez for the nice comments... Einstein would have figured Twain out.... eventually.... given enough time and space...
    4. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks mikelv85, Drill, Radegunder, PatSea and Jewels for the love...
    5. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks Phil for the love...
    6. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks PatSea , myoldkyhome , TheGateKeeper, walksoftly, blunderbuss2
    7. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Jewels -- thanks for the love!
    8. Jewels Jewels, 7 years ago
      You're welcome trunkman, your write up is hilarious! And I love the trunk as well :)
    9. jscott0363 jscott0363, 7 years ago
      This really nice trunkman. Is this an American or European trunk? I guessing, by the looks of the lock, it's American made. I love those fancy heavy brass locks. I notice in later years of trunk manufacturing, the locks and hardware just got cheaper and cheaper. Your trunk is beautiful. I love this one!
    10. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks jscott, I find now that most of the trunks I buy come from around 1880's -- seems to be the pinnacle of trunk making where some handcrafted elements can still be found and the quality of the hardware is spectacular... once they began to get the manufacturing figured out the hardware got cheaper and cheaper over time -- can't beat this era and these types of trunk... and they are out there very affordable...
    11. MMNJ MMNJ, 8 months ago
      That’s not Einstein’s trunk- it’s Amelia Earhart’s! At least we’ve found her luggage...
    12. trunkman trunkman, 8 months ago
      Another mystery solved !!! Thanks for the smile !!

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