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Drill's loves214 of 52718 or 19 Century rawhide trunk more imagesAntique Romadka Brothers Trunk
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    Posted 4 years ago

    facstchr9455
    (14 items)

    The first photo is a "before" shot of this sweet little trunk I bought near Charleston, SC. It was missing its original tray, but we were able to find another to take its place. I stripped the crumbling paper to reveal beautiful wood that was in excellent condition. I lightly sanded and applied Danish oil. The metal parts needed a little work to remove light rust, and a good coat of paint. The interior had the original paper that wasn't in good condition. I was able to save the original lithograph, but the rest had to go. I also used Danish oil on the interior. New handles were added because the originals were gone. This is one of my favorite restorations.

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    Comments

    1. trunkman trunkman, 4 years ago
      Very unusual trunk and superb restoration!!
    2. Drill Drill, 4 years ago
      https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US498472-0.png

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      Some patents that may apply, wonderful little gem.
    3. Drill Drill, 4 years ago
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      key guide patent

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