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Drill's loves251 of 528Early 1900's German antique wardrobe trunk Romadka Brothers Leather Trunk rare front clasp
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    Posted 5 years ago

    trunkman
    (142 items)

    Certain features set other trunks apart. The use of high quality brass on this German trunk is an example of how makers up the quality of the piece. The third pic is of the back hinge. Fourth is the guide...

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    1. jscott0363 jscott0363, 5 years ago
      Fantastic quality hardware!!!
    2. trunkman trunkman, 5 years ago
      Thanks js - unusual latch - looks like a German name on it.
    3. Drill Drill, 5 years ago
      When I see a german trunks ,I am always reminded of Moritz Madler although yours may not one there are many similarities.
      https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/03/Geschaeftshaus_Moritz_Maedler_nach_1900.jpg

      http://i.ebayimg.com/images/i/322254673800-0-1/s-l1000.jpg

      It is extremely hard even to discover simple German patents prior to ww2." To the victors go the spoils of war"
      http://0.tqn.com/w/experts/Collectibles-General-Antiques-682/2014/11/1913-madler-trunk.jpg

      Madler house post war:
      http://www.generativeart.com/on/cic/99/1499_file/image004.jpg

      Very nice find T-man.
    4. Signaholic Signaholic, 5 years ago
      Nice brass hardware there, Trunkman! I wish there was more brass on mine, that I'm refurbishing now, but only area is the little round lock mech and two brats on either side of it. Well I let time slip away yesterday and made huge headway but still have a ways to go yet. Check it out when you get a minute.
      Perry

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