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trunkman's loves1051 of 416612 " wide excelsior toy trunkDomed Immigrant Trunk W/ Excellent Forged Iron Straps and Scrolls
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    Posted 5 years ago

    Jamiecatlett
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    This trunk was in her basement, I was curious as to how old it is, and if you would happen to the history with it? I haven't seen another one like it. Thanks, Jamie

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    1. Jamiecatlett, 5 years ago
      No one can tell me how old this might be?
    2. trunkman trunkman, 5 years ago
      Hi -- looks to be around 1880's to early 1890's. Without the makers label on most trunks it is hard to know the maker or to pinpoint a specific date of manufacturer. Many of these trunks bought parts from another source so the lock and clasps are found on other trunks as well as yours. This would have been a basic utilitarian model at the time. Hope this helps a bit...

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