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Military and Wartime3342 of 7235Aussie Saves YankElictrical Lighting Equipment Chest Portable Type A.  38 1/2" X 32 1/4"X 18 1/4"
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    Posted 8 years ago

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    This chest is metal it's heavy around 80 kg 95 cm 50 cm 55 cm trunk on its way back from Spain not far from Gibraltar when I got it I was told it use to transport British troops wages dated around 1850-60 it has a military lock other than that's all info I have. anyone out there with any more info about this item would like to here from you I can't find any chest like it just wish this chest could talk

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    1. Drill Drill, 8 years ago
      Very Nice payroll chest. The trunk may have markings so look close,paint can tend to hide them.,If not I would begin with the markings on the lock,I would seek to find the lock manufacturer. Places that could be helpful..The "Lock Museum of America"
      Terryville Conn. (860)- 589- 6359 been around since 1972,collection of British locks
      1st internet lock museum
      These internet sites have good solid info on old locks,and people who would know.
      The lock might not be original to the trunk/then again it may be , but it is a starting point. Much luck with your quest thanks for sharing.
    2. KenAllen, 8 years ago
      thanks drill i look for markings on the trunk and thanks for info on lock the trunk is still on its way from Spain should have it back the 10th of may let you no if any markings thanks again ken allen

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