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Innovation Trunk Co. Canvas Covered Hat/Bonnet Trunk #1

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    Posted 6 years ago

    hmsantique…
    (52 items)

    This is a fairly unique hat trunk. It was manufactured by the Innovation Trunk Co around 1910. It has a great shape, excellent condition original canvas covering, iron bound corners, solid brass lock, and corners, clamps, and handle loops. There are 3 heavy hinges, a wide iron valance, and 2 cast iron bolts. Three hardwood slats (Oak?) on top (with one amazing bend!) and three cleats on the bottom. The inside has the original linen lining with most of the makers label. The top has a very attractive Red script painted owners name. This is a very well built trunk for its time. Also included is a sliding tray for your nic-nacs. Thanks for looking,
    Jim
    hmsantiquetrunks.com

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    1. jscott0363 jscott0363, 6 years ago
      Jim,
      That's really an awesome looking hat trunk! The bend in that oak slat is AMAZING!! What incredible condition this is in. Very nice!!!!
    2. bjb5859 bjb5859, 6 years ago
      Nice trunk Jim!
      Looks like it should have been part of a set of matching luggage
      Wonder if trunk company’s offered trunks in matching sets?
      Cool looking top,you see the same shape on wardrobe trunks,but without the slats,much better with slats.
    3. Aurel, 5 years ago
      I have a 1898 innovation trunk co trunk inside it says wells Fargo n on the side it say w c which was scrachted out with the initials j s jhon dolton seems like i got the oldest one pat may 17 1898 to jan 30 1900 with an address of new York 242 5th street ANY HELP PLEASE

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