Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Is this a true Jenny Lind?

In Furniture > Trunks > Show & Tell.
trunkman's loves384 of 4166Trunk Restoration Sept. '16Beautiful Half Trunk
6
Love it
0
Like it

officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
FatBoy64FatBoy64 loves this.
TheGateKeeperTheGateKeeper loves this.
trunkmantrunkman loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
See 4 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 4 years ago

    facstchr9455
    (14 items)

    I found this little beauty at an antique store. It's in amazing condition with only one handle missing. It also still has the key. The paper is still inside, but is in bad shape. The trunk seems to be very solid. Didn't know if I should buy it.

    Mystery Solved
    logo
    Trunks
    See all
    Rare Vintage Louis Vuitton Custom Clear Acrylic LV Monogram Mot Suitcase Trunk
    Rare Vintage Louis Vuitton Custom C...
    $2,950
    Antique Trunk Hardware-Leather Handles,Ends and Nails for Trunks & Chests-New--U
    Antique Trunk Hardware-Leather Hand...
    $27
    1931 Lane Altavista Cedar Chest Aroma Tite Trunk Blanket Chest ornate carvings
    1931 Lane Altavista Cedar Chest Aro...
    $180
    Antique Trunk Restoration Book Chest Steamer Vintage New Info Refinish RESTORE
    Antique Trunk Restoration Book Ches...
    $30
    logo
    Rare Vintage Louis Vuitton Custom Clear Acrylic LV Monogram Mot Suitcase Trunk
    Rare Vintage Louis Vuitton Custom C...
    $2,950
    See all

    Comments

    1. trunkman trunkman, 4 years ago
      Pure Jenny...
    2. facstchr9455 facstchr9455, 4 years ago
      Trunkman, I bought this little trunk today. It even has the key, and the lock does work. I've already scraped out the old paper inside. Just a little sanding, a little tung oil, new handles, and a little paint on the banding and lock, and it should be good as new.
    3. trunkman trunkman, 4 years ago
      So glad to hear you picked it up -- nice little gem this Jenny! Looks like you've got the bug facstchr9455.... nice selections!
    4. trunkman trunkman, 4 years ago
      ps. Finding one with a key is phenomenal...
    5. facstchr9455 facstchr9455, 4 years ago
      I've had the bug for years. My first was a barrel stave that came from Germany with my great, great-grandmother in 1858. I have a ship's passenger list with her name and mention of three trunks. I'm getting the second of those trunks this Tuesday. My cousin is giving it to me. I'm thrilled.
    6. trunkman trunkman, 4 years ago
      How awesome is that to have that kind of family history in a piece! Looking forward to the post of the "Two trunk sisters" re-united.
    7. Drill Drill, 4 years ago
      https://books.google.com/books?id=vZtAAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA122&lpg=PA122&dq=sole+leather+trunk+manufacturers&source=bl&ots=nAdhdsR35C&sig=OLRZvqR50RWqPQFqIuTLNuGn6WM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=fjUkVZWNNIWmyQSnyoGYDA&ved=0CDUQ6AEwATgK#v=onepage&q=sole%20leather%20trunk%20manufacturers&f=false
      Some trunk history

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.